Welcome to the OGA

Apart from the sailing, what are the other benefits of OGA membership? Find all our Members' discounts here. There's been plenty going on around the Areas this summer, so visit the News and Areas sections to catch up and browse our list of members' blogs

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

Find out about the plight of Cornish lugger 'White Heather' FY86, an historic ship built in Looe, 1926. Is she destined to be broken up? Can anyone come forward to save her?

Felix Williams was one of the Youth Sailing group on Amelie Rose, racing in the Solent and has sent us his memories and photos of his weekend.
Ben Collins writes about this year's trip to Brittany with the Solent and other gaffers of the OGA

'Sailing by' has been updated with new stories and layout. It carries updates from OGA fleets cruising in France and Scotland along with associated 'tales of sail' including archive video, photos and related nautical writings.

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.
The OGA has negotiated discounts for members with several organisations, providing additional benefits to your membership. Read on for more details . . .

As the evenings are drawing in, remember to think about the OGA Photo competition and nominations for OGA Awards. Read on for details of how to submit photos and nominations.

UK OGA members are invitedĀ to join the Dutch OGA at 'Havenfeesten Blankenberge' or the Harbour Festivals in Blankenberge: 25 - 28 May, 2017.

2017 marks 350 years since the Battle of Medway, or Battle of Chatham as it's known in the Netherlands. Join the anniversary celebrations in Chatham, 8 - 17 June, 2017.

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