East Coast


Download your full colour version of the February, 2017 issue of Eastcoaster here . . .

Our annual 'formal' dinner at Royal Burnham YC is on 4 March, 2017. Find all the details here and book early to help the organisers.

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.

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.

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?

For many years, East Coast gaffers have joined the local community in campaigning to restore access to the Quay at Mistley on the River Stour. On 15 February, the 'Free the Quay' Chairman announced the High Court's judgement . . .