Solent Gaffers


Solent Events

Welcome to our 2018  Solent Gaffering season !

The chronological list of events below includes our very own home-grown events along with all the others we know about in The Solent which welcome Gaffers.
As booking for each of our own events ‘goes live’, about a month before each event, members will receive an email and you will also find a link to the booking form from this site. Have your membership number handy!

You can now download the 2018 Solent Event Calendar below for essential dates.  We will add details so do check from time to time.

Solent Area Events


3 Mar 2018

Come to Poole for a unique opprtunity to tour around the RNLI headquarters

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14 Apr 2018 to 16 Apr 2018

An invitation to gaffers and friends to sail with Tom Cunliffe aboard the last British commercial sailing cargo ship, 'Cambria'.

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11 May 2018 to 13 May 2018

An exciting new event for Solent OGA members, and others from further afield.

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24 May 2018 to 26 May 2018

Our first meet of the season with a trip to Lechlade on the River Thames.

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31 May 2018 to 3 Jun 2018

The Solent Gaffers will be celebrating 60 years at Yarmouth, IOW in 2018: May 31st to June 3rd, and there is an update on the information of the event.

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20 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Solent Gaffers are always welcome to join in this prestigious event in Yarmouth

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25 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

In 2018, the Douarnenez Festival is an ideal opportunity to cruise to France, returning in time for the Anniversary celebrations in Cowes. Why not trail your boat or join in the fun by ferry or plane? Keep an eye on this page for updates from OGA Members intending to sail to the Festival.

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11 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

We'll be celebrating our 55th Anniversary next year in true gaffer style. Find out more about the two rallies, and express your interest, in order to help the organisers in their planning.

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11 Aug 2018 to 15 Aug 2018

Provisional plans are available here for the OGA55 Dinghy and Small Boat Rally, 11 - 15 August, which is a 'feeder event' to the main Anniversary Rally, 16 - 19 August, 2018.

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16 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Provisional programme now available here for the main Anniversary Rally, 16 - 19 August, 2018.

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