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Solent members had a really good evenng at their AGM

Why not use these dull winter evenings to sort out your photos and enter the 2015 OGA Photo Competition? The closing date has been extended until 31 December, so there's no excuse of running out of time. Prizes will be more stunning nautical books from Adlard Coles Nautical and the Jardine Press, amongst others. Read on for full details . . .

Read about Solent Member, Steve Mitchell's cruise this summer across the Channel.

Something interesting to do in January is the chance to look around the Boatbuilding College at Portsmouth Dockyard

Have you made your plans to join us at the OGA AGM, Saturday 16 January 2016, Fox Excel, London? Read on for more details . . .

The Lymington Regatta 2016 - a date for your diary



The Solent Area covers the south coast of England from Brighton to Weymouth and includes the Isle of Wight. Chichester Harbour provides a unique area of safe sailing and anchoring. There are main channels feeding inland to Emsworth, Bosham and to Chichester.
Take a while to browse our pages of Events, News and Features to see what is happening and the interesting things and adventures our members get up to sailing in the Solent and beyond.

Solent members had a really good evenng at their AGM

Members finding their December issue of Gaffers Log on the doormat this week will notice it's in a larger envelope. We're asking you to let us know what you think.

This recently published book gives a brief biography of Arthur Briscoe (1873 - 1943) and showcases illustrations and early sketches produced for 'The Yachting Monthly'. This beautiful hardback volume is available to purchase now . . .