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2017 Events are being finalised with registration details available now . . .

If you like what we do, why not join us now?

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary next year in true gaffer style. Provisional programme now available here - and the opportunity to express your interest.

Dates for the Brixham Heritage Regatta, 2017, have been confirmed. We hope to have a strong South West OGA presence at this event!

The Solent gaffers will be at Yarmouth, IOW again in 2017 and Registration for this event is now open

Showing off our boats and demonstrating some sailing on the lake, the Beale Park Show takes place at Beale Park near Pangbourne. The lake has a lock onto the River Thames. Free entry into the Boat Show for those who bring their boats.

The OGA is planning a summer cruise 'South by South West' in 2017. Register interest now and we will build the programme to fit numbers and starting ports.

Many OGA members keep blogs and other online records of their restoration projects, racing and cruising activites. We list them here for others to share. If you have a blog or online tale to share, contact the Editor.

OGA members are invited to join the Dutch OGA fleet 8 - 13 June, 2017 to mark 350 years since the Battle of Medway, or Battle of Chatham as it's known in the Netherlands. Read on for updates to plans . . .

Once again, Dublin Bay OGA partners with Dublin Port Company's 'RiverFest' to bring a fantastic family friendly event on the River Liffey just east of the famous Samuel Beckett Bridge, 2 - 5 June, the Irish Bank Holiday weekend.

Several boats featured in the OGA online Boat Register were nominated in the 2017 Classic Boat Awards. Prizewinners were announced at the beginning of April . . .

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    Editor's update: 17 May 2017

    Check out the Events listings now for a host of regattas and rallies to join wherever you are. From the west coast of Scotland to the Netherlands, Bristol Channel and South West to the Solent or East Coast there's something for everyone! Members can find a printed calendar in the March issue of Gaffers Log, also on the Events page of the website. The OGA is always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us?

    OGA Editor
    OGA Membership Secretary