East Coast


Now is the time to start thinking about this year's photo competition. All entries must be submitted online. Read on for more details and links to the submission forms and guidance notes for 2017.

Solent OGA member Ben Collins has written about his recent trip to the South West, cruising in company with other OGA members.

This issue of Eastcoaster is longer than normal, and includes a description of how to make a standard dinghy into something a lot more special!

Saturday 15 July found 28 boats at the start line for the OGA East Coast Race with a successful Small Boat Race on the following day. Read reports, a link to the photo gallery and results for both events here.

An intrepid group of East Coast Gaffers gathered at Tollesbury Sailing Club for the first sailing event of the season, enjoyed with plenty of other activities ashore . . .

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.

East Coast


Find out what's going on around the East Coast Area of the OGA. Send us your reports to keep the site up-to-date.

The Maldon Town Regatta is not truly an OGA event; but it is supported by East Coast Gaffers because this is where it all began more than 50 years ago.

East Coast gaffers are invited to the Reeuwijk Raid at the beginning of October, 2017.

The East Coast OGA sailed south in 2017 for their annual August Classics Cruise. The week was full of fun and variety with cruising, racing, gafferteering and a brewery visit in all kinds of weather! This first report includes some drone footage of two participating boats on passage to home ports.