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GP14

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GP14
Specifications
Beam (width): 1.54m
Length: 4.27m
Weight: 133kg
Crew: 2
Ideal Crew Weight: 120-150kg
Sail Set: Main, Jib, Spinnaker
Spinnaker: Symmetric
First Year of Manufacture: 1949
Manufacturer: Duffin Marnie / Tim Harper Boats / Speed Sails

Advanced Specifications

SpecificationValue
Portsmouth Yardstick (Handicap)1127
Main Sail Area12.85 sq m
Spinnaker Sail Area8.4 sq m
Club Scene SiteVisit GP14 Class Website
Insurance2
Main Sail Halyard Length 14 metres
Jib Sail Halyard Length 10 metres
Main Sail Sheet Length 8 metres
Jib Sail Sheet Length 8 metres

Boat Reviews

- Posted By Richard H on Monday, December 15, 2008
I recently sailed a GP14 for the first time, and whilst not falling in love with it, found it pretty nice.

Visiting another club on a course, we used GPs - and they were very similar to sail to Enterprises, with the difference that these had been converted to centre main. The only struggles I had was with the concept of rudderless sailing, and a few issues with anchoring and a persistently shifty wind. The boat itself was nice to sail - very responsive, stable and comfortable. We weren't pushing them by any means - but it was easy to jump into and get used to very quickly.

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