East Coast


East Coast OGA August Cruise 2017

Saturday, August 12, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
One of the largest boats in the East Coast fleet, 'Rely' and her young crew
©Tony Pickering

Here is the outline programme for our new-look August Cruise:

Saturday 12th August - meet at Ipswich Dock, with the Great Boatish Bake-Off (more details later)

Sunday 13th - Regatta and evening meal aboard the Sailing Barge Victor

Monday 14th / Tuesday 15th - passage race to the Colne / Blackwater, Tuesday evening drinks at West Mersea

Wednesday 16th - Gafferteering (what we called the Crazy Race last year), finishing up at Osea Island for a BBQ

Thursday 17th - early start to lock in to Heybridge Basin, followed by a day in Maldon including a drink as much as you like brewery tour

Friday 18th - Two Rivers race to the Pyefleet, with a Safari Supper

Saturday 19th - Presidents Race finishing in Brightlingsea and Prizegiving Dinner in the Colne YC, with music from John and Mario

Sunday 20th - head for home, or to Burnham if you plan to join the bank holiday celebrations there.

The entry form can be downloaded below, and either returned by post or email.  Please also read the Risk Assessment below.

Ipswich, Rivers Orwell, Colne and Blackwater
Clare Thomas
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