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GP 14 Worlds comes to a conclusion in Barbados today
Wicklow sailors Shane McCarthy and Andrew Davis lead the GP14 Worlds in Barbados with two races to go but still any one of three can win the world title later today. Lighter winds prevailed for Race seven and eight but…
McCarthy, the reigning UK and Irish Champion, has sailed a very consistent series scoring  3,3,(9),3,2,4 so far
Ireland's Shane McCarthy and Andy Davis are placed third two points adrift of leaders Nick Craig and Toby Lewis of Great Britain after six races of a scheduled eleven in the 105 boat GP14 World Championships in Barbados. In a…
Big Breeze for the GP14 fleet in Barbados
Bloomin' windy in the West Indies – gusting up to 30–knots during the race writes Irish crew Laura McFarland about race four of the GP14 World Championships in Barbados yesterday.  Only one race was sailed due to the very strong winds…
GP14s run downwind at the Barbados World Championships
Ireland stays in contention at the GP14 worlds in Bardbados this week but the lack of official results from the Barbado Yacht Club is possibly best explained by today's layday after last night's Rum party. The overall position after race…
GP14 Worlds Race one underway
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
#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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