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The tall ship ‘Williams II’ left Blyth on 19 March, 2019 to start her round Britain trip. Changing crews at Grimsby, Lowestoft, Chatham, Weymouth, Milford Haven, Holyhead, Douglas, Ayr,  Oban and Ullapool. After stops at Scrabster and Wick she is now in Peterhead.

OGA Member, Jeremy Clinton is sailing 'Marihona' from Norway to the River Tyne this summer, read on if you're interested in joining the crew.

Many OGA members keep blogs and other online records of their restoration projects, racing and cruising activites. We list them here for others to share. If you have a blog or online tale to share, contact the Editor.
The OGA Editor frequently receives book reviews for titles which may be of interest to Members. We publish the most recent ones here. Why not send a review of your favourite read to the Editor?

Put the date for the OGA AGM 2020 in your diary now and come to enjoy a weekend in Bristol, hosted jointly by the Bristol Channel and South West OGA Areas.

'Sailing by' continues to carry stories linked with OGA Cruises in Company. It carries updates from OGA fleets cruising in SW England, France, the Netherlands and Scotland along with associated 'tales of sail' including archive video, photos and related nautical writings.

There is still time to register and come to this prestigous event in our Solent calendar

Join us on the quayside from 1100 until 1400 to welcome home the 'Williams II' after her Round Britain voyage . . .

Join us 8 - 10 July, 2019 at our annual OGA Rally and Race which we moved from Dartmouth to Plymouth last year. This year we will be using Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth but the format is much the same.

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    Editor's update: 23 May 2019

    As we approach another Bank Holiday weekend in May, what are your plans for the summer? With small boat sailing in the Bristol Channel and Thames, regattas in Brixham and Yarmouth Isle of Wight, racing on the East Coast, International Festivals in Liverpool and Morbihan, France and Oostende voor Anker. Where will you be? Browse our Events listing and take your pick . . . We're always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us this year?

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