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Boats for sale

Visit out Boats for Sale section, with over 30 boats listed.

The OGA Trailer Section will hold a small boat rally at Glenridding Sailing Centre, Ullswater in September. Members, friends, newcomers and others are welcome to attend. Read on for full details.

Two of the four one-day cruises in company planned by the Bristol Channel Area have taken place, with one cancelled due to high winds. Here's a short report and photos. The final cruise is planned for 11 September, 2015.

Are you ready for the 2015 OGA Photo Competition? The submission forms are now available on the website, so read on for full details about how to enter, and share with us your 'unmissable moments' this year!

We're looking for contributions from all around the UK, Dutch and French coasts as we enjoy more 'Cruising in Company' in 2015. 'Sailing by' includes archive video, photos and 'tales of sail' linked with activities of OGA members including the Round Britain Challenge, 2013 and Netherlands Tour, 2014.

The main race and rally event of the year for the Solent Area

The East Coast Classics, 15 - 22 August, 2015, attracted almost 50 boats with over 100 participating skippers, crews, families and friends throughout the week.

The 2015 OGA East Coast Cruise got started this weekend with a lively gathering in Ipswich, coinciding with the town’s Maritime Festival. Up to 50 boats are expected to be taking part over the course of the week and over 40 have already arrived for a week of cruising, socialising and racing.

Ben Collins provides a summary report of the successful cruise in company from Yarmouth to St Malo. We look forward to hearing more tales from participating skippers and crews and seeing the photos.

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    Editor's update: 31 August 2015

    It's been a busy summer for the OGA. Browse the News section for updates and think about sorting out the photos you've taken for the OGA Photo Competition, 2015. There's over 30 boats advertised in the recently launched 'Boats for Sale' section. With the final few Events listed for September, watch out for Gaffers Log which will arrive on members' doormats towards the end of the month. If you like what you see around the site, the OGA is keen to welcome new members, so why not think about joining us?

    OGA Editor
    OGA Membership Secretary