East Coast


2017 marks 350 years since the Battle of Medway, or Battle of Chatham as it's known in the Netherlands. Read about plans in the February update and join the anniversary celebrations in Chatham, 8 - 17 June, 2017.

Convivial cruise to the Crouch with racing for those who wish and jolly social gathering for all. Some interesting non-gaffer old boats to see too.

Informal fitting-out supper on Sailing Barge Victor, moored at Custom House Quay in Ipswich

Do you have photos to share from an East Coast event? Read on for details of how to add them to the East Coast Galleries.

As usual, the first sailing event of the season is the OGA small boat weekend at Tollesbury. Take a look at photos from previous years, and put the date in your diary!

The OGA is planning a summer cruise 'South by South West' in 2017. Register interest now and we will build the programme to fit numbers and starting ports.

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.

Read about the range of Arthur Ransome related initiatives in and around Pin Mill on the River Orwell.

We've received an invitation from the Nancy Blackett Trust to join a flotilla on the River Orwell in June.

Solent OGA Member, Hannah Cunliffe takes on the role of Director at National Historic Ships UK today, 14 March 2017.