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OGA Member, Jeremy Clinton is sailing 'Marihona' from Norway to the River Tyne this summer, read on if you're interested in joining the crew.

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.
Local groups and individuals are invited to nominate their historic ports and harbours in England, Scotland, Wales and N Ireland for designation as a 'Heritage Harbour', an initiative by the Maritime Heritage Trust and National Historic Ships Shipshape Network.
The OGA Editor frequently receives book reviews for titles which may be of interest to Members. We publish the most recent ones here. Why not send a review of your favourite read to the Editor?

Put the date for the OGA AGM 2020 in your diary now and come to enjoy a weekend in Bristol, hosted jointly by the Bristol Channel and South West OGA Areas.

'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 tall ship ‘Williams II’ left Blyth on 19 March, 2019 to start her round Britain trip. Changing crews at Grimsby, Lowestoft, Chatham and Weymouth. She left Milford Haven on Tuesday, 16 April, arriving Holyhead Wednesday 17.

Sailors and Trailor Sailors are welcome to join in our Chichester Rally and Walk on the early Bank Holiday weekend in the beginning of May and Registration is now open.

Come along to the first East Coast Gaffers sailing event of the season at Tollesbury, 4 - 5 May, 2019!

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    Editor's update: 18 April 2019

    As the Easter weekend approaches, there's plenty of activity with fitting out and plans for the 2019 sailing season. The Events listing has been updated, so start planning where you'll join an OGA event, with the first sailing events at the beginning of May in Chichester and Tollesbury. We're always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us this year?

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