Bristol Channel

Gaffers on the run, Cardiff Bay, Viv Head

Contact the Bristol Channel Area

President: charlieandsueharris [at] hotmail [dot] com (subject: Message%20from%20the%20OGA%20website) (Charlie Harris)
Secretary: bcsec [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Bristol%20Channel%20Area%20of%20the%20OGA) (David Botterill)

More about the Bristol Channel Area

The Bristol Channel area covers some 300 miles of coastline, with sailing ranging from the open sea of the outer channel to the sheltered waters of the estuaries.

The latest newsletter, edited by Dee Holladay, is available now: Severn Tidings no. 34 Autumn 2018.

Weekly Thursday evenings Gaffer's Night informal sailing, Cardiff Bay:
4 April - 26 September, 2019

Thursday evenings through the summer are Gaffer’s Nights in Cardiff Bay, now hosted and organised for the OGA fleet by the Gaffers Section of Cardiff Bay Yacht Club. Enjoy an informal sail followed by discussion in the Cardiff Bay Yacht Club bar. Those with a competitive bent may join the summer series of weekly self-timed races around the buoys.

Contact rogerwallington [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Gaffers%20evenings%20Cardiff%20Bay) (Roger Wallington) for more details and to register your interest.

Bristol Channel Area Events

16 May 2019

These are informal days intended for those wishing to lock out into the Channel from Cardiff Bay to enjoy a coastal cruise in company.  

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6 Jun 2019

Join the Cardiff OGA fleet for a race around the buoys on 6 June, 2019.

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26 Jun 2019

These are informal days intended for those wishing to lock out into the Channel from Cardiff Bay to enjoy a coastal cruise in company.  

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16 Jul 2019

These are informal days intended for those wishing to lock out into the Channel from Cardiff Bay to enjoy a coastal cruise in company.  

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3 Aug 2019 to 4 Aug 2019

Join in the fun, on and off the water, at the Clovelly Maritime Festival, North Devon.

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8 Aug 2019 to 12 Aug 2019

OGA boats are invited to join the Bristol Channel Yachting Association English Coast Rally to the Bristol Floating Harbour.

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6 Sep 2019

These are informal days intended for those wishing to lock out into the Channel from Cardiff Bay to enjoy a coastal cruise in company.  

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10 Jan 2020 to 12 Jan 2020
Small boat event

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.

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