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2017 Events are being added as the organisers finalise details . . .

If you like what we do, why not join us now?

OGA Areas on or near the Irish Sea have agreed to group together on one major event per year. In 2017 this will be Campbeltown Classics 19 - 21 May. Read on for details and booking form.

2017 marks 350 years since the Battle of Medway, or Battle of Chatham as it's known in the Netherlands. Read about plans in the February update and join the anniversary celebrations in Chatham, 8 - 17 June, 2017.

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary next year in true gaffer style. Provisional programme now available here - and the opportunity to express your interest.

The Solent gaffers will be at Yarmouth, IOW again in 2017 and here is an update of this very popular event.

The OGA is planning a summer cruise 'South by South West' in 2017. Register interest now and we will build the programme to fit numbers and starting ports.

Many OGA members keep blogs and other online records of their restoration projects, racing and cruising activites. We list them here for others to share. If you have a blog or online tale to share, contact the Editor.

Solent OGA Member, Hannah Cunliffe takes on the role of Director at National Historic Ships UK today, 14 March 2017.

The organising committee of the Volvo DĂșn Laoghaire Regatta, 2017, has invited all Areas of the OGA to join them and celebrate the bi-centenary of the Harbour, formerly known as Kingstown.

Northern Ireland OGA has teamed up with Portaferry Sailing Club again this year to bring a bigger and better event: 22 - 25 June, 2017.

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    Editor's update: 15 March 2017

    The OGA printed newsletter, Gaffers Log has gone to press today. Members should look out for their copy on the doormat next week. We've updated the website too, so browse the Events listings and plan where you'll go in 2017 and register interest for 2018. The OGA is always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us?

    OGA Editor
    OGA Membership Secretary