Solent Gaffers


Newsletter Archive

We are planning a rally at Poole again this year at the end of June

Vanishing Sail - An interesting film about building boats in Carriacou attracted quite a number of Solent Members to attend this evening in February

Come to Poole for a unique opprtunity to tour around the RNLI headquarters

For those Solent Gaffers who know and like Bembridge Harbour here is a link to their latest May edition Newsletter 'On The Wind ' to see whats going on.

Solent Gaffers are always welcome to join in this prestigious event in Yarmouth

In 2017, the OGA approved a proposal to build a small dinghy and at the AGM in Januray 2018, the first hull was available in London for all to see.



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.
While Poole Harbour towards the west side of the area offers quiet anchorages near to marinas and a busy town
In between these the main area of the Solent offers a wide variety of places to visit and spend time to explore.
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.

We can also find us on our Facebook group and page - check out the details HERE  on our website News Page

THE  DEFINITIVE 2018  SOLENT EVENTS CALENDAR can be downloaded just below here.

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary this year in true gaffer style. Find out more and bookmark this page as registration will be available soon . . .

An invitation to gaffers and friends to sail aboard the last British commercial sailing cargo ship, 'Cambria' this Spring Bank Holiday weekend, 26 - 28 May, 2018.

SW Gaffers Festival of Sail is our new event for 2018. Based in Plymouth it embraces the SW Gaffers Annual Rally and Race with added extras. It's time to find out who wishes to come along, so find out more and register now!