Contact the Solent Area

President: solsec [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Solent%20OGA) (Dan Shaw)
Secretary: solsec [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Solent%20OGA) (Marion Shirley)

Solent Area website

More about the Solent Area

The Solent Area covers the south coast of England from Brighton to Weymouth and includes the Isle of Wight. Chichester Harbour provides a unique area of safe sailing and anchoring. The Solent OGA enjoys running rallies and races in these waters.

Image credit: Ben Collins

Solent Area Events


4 May 2018 to 7 May 2018

One of the first events of our 2018 sailing season will be based at Chichester on the early May Day weekend

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11 May 2018 to 13 May 2018

An exciting new event for Solent OGA members, and others from further afield plus the APRIL UPDATE good news for smaller gaffers.

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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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31 May 2018 to 3 Jun 2018

The Solent Gaffers will be celebrating 60 years at Yarmouth, IOW in 2018: May 31st to June 3rd, Registratioon is now open  !

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29 Jun 2018 to 1 Jul 2018

We are planning a rally at Poole again this year at the end of June

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20 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Solent Gaffers are always welcome to join in this prestigious event in Yarmouth

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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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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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16 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Provisional programme now available here for the main Anniversary Rally, 16 - 19 August, 2018.

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