East Coast

Contact the East Coast Area

Area President: ecsec [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: East%20Coast%20OGA) (Robert Hill)
Area Secretary: ecsec [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: East%20Coast%20OGA) (Lorna Hill)

East Coast Area website

More about the East Coast Area

The East Coast Area has a very active membership taking part in events throughout the year along the east coast of England.

Photo credit: 'Passage end', David Lewin, winner of the OGA Photography Competition, 2014


5 May 2018 to 6 May 2018

Come along to the first East Coast Gaffers sailing event of the season at Tollesbury, 5 May, 2018!

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24 May 2018 to 26 May 2018

Our first meet of the season with a trip to Lechlade on the River Thames.

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26 May 2018 to 28 May 2018

Traditionally the first event for 'big' boats on the East Coast, put the date in your sailing calendar now . . .

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16 Jun 2018 to 17 Jun 2018

The famous Big Race for Small Boats, held in the Walton Backwaters, remains popular with the East Coast Gaffers. Sheltered waters for small boats, but challenging tides, current and mud banks. Bring all the family and camp near the yacht club for the weekend.

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21 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

The East Coast OGA Annual Race will be held on Saturday 21 July, 2018 marking the start of the Annual Summer Cruise. 

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22 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

As always this will be a family friendly week of cruising and racing in local rivers. It has been brought forward this year because of the OGA55 celebrations on the Isle of Wight in August.

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25 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

In 2018, the Douarnenez Festival is an ideal opportunity to cruise to France, returning in time for the Anniversary celebrations in Cowes. Why not trail your boat or join in the fun by ferry or plane? Keep an eye on this page for updates from OGA Members intending to sail to the Festival.

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1 Aug 2018 to 18 Aug 2018

Join fellow OGA members from the East Coast to cruise in company down to the Folly on the River Medina, Isle of Wight, for the OGA55 anniversary events.

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11 Aug 2018 to 15 Aug 2018

Plans are available here for the OGA55 Dinghy and Small Boat Rally, 11 - 15 August, which is a 'feeder event' to the main Anniversary Rally, 16 - 19 August, 2018.

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11 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary this year in true gaffer style. Find out more and express your interest to be added to the priority mailing list

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