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The OGA has eight trophies awarded annually to members from any Area. Nominations are accepted from any OGA Member. Read on for a full list of trophies and contact details of our Trophy Secretary.

Now is the time to start thinking about this year's photo competition. All entries must be submitted online. Read on for more details and links to the submission forms and guidance notes for 2017.

'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.

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.

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.
The OGA has negotiated discounts for members with several organisations, providing additional benefits to your membership. Read on for more details . . .

Get ready for the Christmas rush and order your OGA Christmas cards now!

The Solent Area Anual Race and Rally this year was based in Cowes and you can read all about it and download the results as well.

The East Coast OGA sailed south in 2017 for their annual August Classics Cruise. The week was full of fun and variety with cruising, racing, gafferteering and a brewery visit in all kinds of weather! This first report includes some drone footage of two participating boats on passage to home ports.

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    Editor's update: 20 October 2017

    OGA Christmas cards are on sale now - be sure to order yours early! As the evenings get darker, sort out your photos and enter the Photo Competition. It's also time to submit nominations for the Association awards. Today is the deadline for Gaffers Log, look out for your copy in mid-November. Meanwhile, find updates from some of our summer events in the News listings and new photos in our Galleries section. The OGA is always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us?

    OGA Editor
    OGA Membership Secretary