Solent Gaffers


Newsletter Archive

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

Local Solent Gaffers may be interested to join this Cruising Association event,   they are having a talk on ‘Pepys and the Navy of Charles II’ at the Royal Southern YC on Friday 15 February. 

A call for Gaffers in the South of England to get together.
Winners of the 2018 photography competition were announced at the OGA AGM, 12 January, 2019. Read on for full details and to find a gallery of all submitted photos . . .

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

An event for the winter months - come to Poole, Dorset and hear all about Julian & Alison Cable's cruise around Ireland with 'Robinetta'.  Registration is now open.




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  2019  SOLENT EVENTS CALENDAR can be downloaded just below here.

Probably the largest gathering of classic sailing vessels on the South Coast, 14 - 16 June, 2019.

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

OGA members are warmly invited to attend this conference at Arnside which promises to provide a fascinating insight into the Morecambe Bay Prawners (Nobbies) and Crossfields of Arnside.