South West Gaffers

THE SOUTH WEST AREA OF THE OGA

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 . . .

Following on from last year's success Solent OGA members may like to know that the Spring Classics event is back this year.

The OGA Editor frequently receives book reviews for titles which may be of interest to Members. We will be publishing the most recent ones here - so why not send a review of your favourite read to the Editor?

In Januray 2018, the first hull of the new OGA dinghy was displayed in London. On display again at Beale Park in June, she sailed for the first time in July at Cardiff Bay OGA55 and joined the OGA55 celebrations on the Isle of Wight in August, sailing in the Solent.

Marion Shirley sailed straight down to Falmouth after the 60th Birthday party event at Yarmouth to join in the send off to those taking part in this year's Golden Globe Race.

'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.

South West Gaffers

Welcome to South West Gaffers

Following on from last year's success Solent OGA members may like to know that the Spring Classics event is back this year.

Classic Boat Awards, 2019 are open for voting. Take a look at the full nomination lists, including some boats in the OGA online boat register, belonging to OGA members.

We hear from Bob Aylott at MyClassicBoat that the YouTube channel has just smashed through the 2 million viewers mark!