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Ian Dobson and Andy Tunnicliffe take their 4th consecutive World Championship at Looe in 2012. Using a Duffin hull the boat was fitted out by ourselves.

GP 14

Sail development and production

We have invested heavily in design and manufacturing technology. We use Sailpack Design Software which we believe is the most capable system available. It is the vital precise link between the designer and the finished sail shape. We believe that investing in Sailpack has given us an advantage and we are in good company, it was used by every team in the last but one Americas Cup. To ensure the most exacting standards are maintained, all our sails from small dinghies to large yachts are produced entirely in house,f rom cutting on our CNC machine through to completion. We have a close relationship with all the sailcloth manufacturers and are commited to sourcing the best materials for each application.

Sail Specifications

Our genoas are manufactured from Contender 4.46 Polykote, chosen for its low bias stretch and high durability. We produce Genoa variations to suit both GRP and wooden boats using through deck or under deck sheeting. We offer a mainsail design to suit Selden and Superspar rigs.
To complement our Genoa we are offering our standard woven main built in Dimension Polyant 200AP or the laminate main built in ODL black Technora, offering the advantages of light weight, increased visibility, and the ability to see the genoa leech telltails. Technora is chosen as one of the most durable high modulus fibres available.
Our GP14 spinnakers are made from Bainbridge Airex 600 giving us excellent stability, tear resistance and durability.
We supply large teaching establishments with durable training sails, our GP cruising sails are built to last!

Covers

We manufacture a full range of covers for the GP14. Our covers, both custom and standard, are available built from economical PVC, breathable, hardwearing Acrylic and polycotton and the outstanding performing weathermax.
We supply flat, over boom, trailing and under covers, all come with straps, number board straps, ladderlock buckles and draw cord. Covers are available in a range of colours.

Accessories

Tapered sheets, padded bags.

Boat Preparation

We offer the ultimate in meticulous fit out.

Both mainsail & spinnaker were developed for the event. Following close behind Christian Birrell took the Boon GP with an identical rig to 3rd place
GP 14 Tuning Guide pdf