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Greystones Sailing Club's Shane MaCarthy and Andy Davis took a well earned third in the opening race of the GP14 World Championships in Barbados yesterday. Full (provisional) results for race one are downloadable below. The Wicklow sailor stays very much…
A GP14 is launched off the beach at Barbados Yacht Club in the build up to the World Championships on Monday. 23 Irish boats are competing.
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23 Irish GP14s have made the journey to Barbados Yacht Club and the fleet stands at 104 boats from Ireland, UK, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka and Barbados for the first race on Monday. Greystones'Sailing Club's Shane McCarthy is in the running but…
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22 Irish GP14s took the first step on the journey to the Caribbean when they arrived on a drizzly wet Saturday morning at SureFreight's Yard off the Crumlin Road, Belfast. Barbados Yacht Club welcomes the international fleet of 72 GP14s for racing…
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The recently-published ISA Survey of Club Racing commissioned and supervised by Board Member Jack Roy has started the process of putting together a realistic picture of how we sail and go afloat for recreation, and it was analysed on publication…
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The GP14 class runs a league of dinghy sailing in Ireland with sailors competing in Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets writes Laura McFarland. The CraftInsure GP14 Irish League comprises of seven events throughout the season starting in April and finishing…
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On a weekend full of expectation, this GP14 championship certainly didn’t disappoint writes David Johnston. Being the last event of the year, a big turnout was expected and with 28 boats competing over the weekend, a big turnout was what we…
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There was a record entry of 24 boats for the GP14 Youth Championships hosted alongside the senior event, the Autumn Open last weekend at Greystones writes Niall Henry. With lots of sunshine on Saturday morning, a steady 15 knots of…
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Edward Coyne of Youghal SC crewed by Colman Grimes of Skerries, was victorious in this year’s Youth Championship raced in summer like conditions off Greystones in Co. Wicklow last weekend. David Johnson & Eanna Lawless of Sutton fought hard for…
Big GP14 Turnout for Lough Foyle's Culmore Regatta
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Culmore Regatta saw an exceptionally large turnout of GP14 boats and Foyle Class Punts. Winds were good for the Dinghy races but fell away for the Foyle Class punts.Winners for the Foyle Class punts ;Billy Doherty Memorial Cup was won…
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Afloat Sailor of the Month Shane McCarthy and Damien Bracken have won the GP14 Championships of Ireland with a dominant display of top class sailing in tricky conditions at Newtownards Sailing Club. Five races were completed over three days on the northern…
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With their nearest rivals Flynn & Froggat out of the top four in Race 8, Greystones dinghy duo Shane McCarthy & Andy Thompson became GP14 UK Champions without having to sail the final race at Brixham this afternoon. Scroll down…
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#gp14 – The GP14 UK Nationals concludes today in Brixham and there is every chance of an Irish overall winner. Shane McCarthy & Andy Thompson (Greystones SC) had another superb day finishing yesterday with a 2,1,2 to retain the overall…
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#gp14 – With winds gusting well into high 20's (mph) forecast for Torbay yesterday' racing at the GP14 UK Nationals at Brixham was delayed for sometime. Eventually the fleet set out for the race course with more than a few…
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#gp14 – Greystones Sailing Club's Shane McCarthy & Andy Thompson made it two races out of three for the Irish at Zhik GP14 UK Nationals in Brixham. A 1st and 5th leaves them lying 2nd overall. A 7th & 8th…
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#gp14 – Sutton Dinghy Club's Alan Blay & David Johnston won the first race today of the GP14 UK Nationals at Brixham. Greystones Sailing Club's Shane McCarthy and Andy Thompson were third. The nine race series at Brixham Yacht Club runs…
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#gp14 – With the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta running this year, the GP14 class were invited to compete in addition to 30 other classes that also included 8 other dinghy fleets. To make the event that extra bit special it…

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