South West Gaffers


Winners of the 2017 photography competition were announced at the OGA AGM, 13 January, 2018. Read on for full details and to find a gallery of all submitted photos . . .

Does your boat have an OGA boat plaque? If not, why not get one in time for the Anniversary celebrations in 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.

'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.

The South West's first event of the season went very well indeed  .................. read on

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

South West Gaffers

Welcome to South West Gaffers

Members of South West Gaffers may be interested to read that one of our members, Steve Lorraine, gained a highly commended for one of his photos taken at the Sou'by Sou' West Sail .......... read on

In 2017, the OGA approved a proposal to build a small dinghy and at the AGM in Januray 2018, the first hull was available in London for all to see.

A visit to the busy boatyard of Ashley and Holy Butler  ........ read on