Our Features section carries a wide range of articles which are more than a transient 'News' item, or report of a particular event. We're keen to develop this area further in 2017, and will be publishing articles in partnership with the yachting press as well as our Members. If you have ideas for a topic to include, do contact the Editor.
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We bring David Sycamore's tale of his solo transatlantic crossing in 'Sally B', a traditional gaff rigged 34' wooden boat, sailing from Mevagissey to Martinique. First published in Classic Boat Magazine, October, 2016.
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 . . .
Long-standing OGA Honorary member, Bill Gale, reflects on the future of the gaff rig in, Sydney, Australia, where he sails with Sydney Amateur Sailing Association.
The Gaffers Log is a printed newsletter, mailed to all OGA members since the Association was formed in 1963. The size, format and frequency has changed over the years, and this article provides an overview of this popular benefit of OGA membership.
The OGA has run an annual race on the East Coast since 1963 and this article by Alison and Julian Cable summarises some of the changes along the way.