East Coast


Now is the time to start thinking about this year's photo competition. Entries may be submitted online from 30 June 2017. Read on for more details and links to the submission forms and guidance notes for 2017.

We are now taking entries for the East Coast OGA Big Week! As always it's a family friendly week of cruising and racing in local rivers and this year we plan to sail south!

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 . . .

The Annual Swale Smack and Sailing Barge Match is not strictly an OGA event, but it is open to all OGA members and, indeed, to all those with traditional vessels. Why not join us for this lively event on 29 July 2017?

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.

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

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.

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 and results for both events here.

We hear from a long-standing East Coast OGA member, Jayne Tracey about the Liquidators dispersal sale of historic craft due to take place in just over one week: 26 July 2017.

This popular event in the north of our region will be running again at the end of July, 2017.