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The Bristol Channel Area of the OGA will be hosting a three-day event as part of the OGA55 celebrations in 2018. Register now to help the organisers with their planning and find the provisional plans and a short video from young gaffer, Tom.

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.

Does your boat have an OGA boat plaque? If not, why not get one in time for the Anniversary celebrations in 2018?

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary next year in true gaffer style. Find out more about the two rallies, and express your interest, in order to help the organisers in their planning.

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?

'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.

Join us for an evening with Jimmy Lawrence to hear his tales of barges on the East Coast. We'll be at the Nottage Institute, Wivenhoe CO7 9BX.

There will be serious competition in the OGA Sailing 'Log' boat championships this year, with prizes awarded at the OGA55 Rally in August. Start planning now . . .

This is a long established Festival in the cosy harbour of Mousehole which attracts huge crowds of supporters. There's music, entertainment and plenty of historic vessels . . . 

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    Editor's update: 20 March 2018

    The OGA newsletter, Gaffers Log with the 2018 Yearbook arrived on Members' doormats last week. Packed with information for our 55th Anniversary year, as well as the chance to look back over 2017, we hope you enjoy the read. Do send in contributions for the next issue! The 2018 Calendar has details of many events for the season ahead. Why not order an OGA boat plaque for the new season? The OGA is always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us?

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