East Coast


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 . . .

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.

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!

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.

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.

A good crowd of East Coast Gaffers enjoyed a Teamac question and answer session with some hands-on painting at Pin Mill on 18 February, 2017. Would you like to run a workshop in your Area?

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.