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Winners of the 2018 photography competition were announced at the OGA AGM, 12 January, 2019. Read on for full details and to find a gallery of all submitted photos . . .

Bristol Channel OGA celebrated OGA55 in style, with a treasure hunt, river raid, cruise, race and parade of sail. Browse the photo gallery gathered by Keith McIlwain.

In 2018 the 15th Reeuwijk Raid attracted 75 people and a fleet of 39 participating boats, seven having trailed boats from England to the Netherlands. Shadi Koops shares her impressions of the weekend . . .

The OGA Editor frequently receives book reviews for titles which may be of interest to Members. We will be publishing the most recent ones here - so why not send a review of your favourite read to the Editor?

In Januray 2018, the first hull of the new OGA dinghy was displayed in London. On display again at Beale Park in June, she sailed for the first time in July at Cardiff Bay OGA55 and joined the OGA55 celebrations on the Isle of Wight in August, sailing in the Solent.

'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.

Probably the largest gathering of classic sailing vessels on the South Coast, 14 - 16 June, 2019.

OGA members are warmly invited to attend this conference at Arnside which promises to provide a fascinating insight into the Morecambe Bay Prawners (Nobbies) and Crossfields of Arnside.

East Coast Gaffers are sad to announce that  Lena Reekie died on Saturday 19th January 2019 after a cruel second attack by cancer.

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    Editor's update: 15 February 2019

    The Competition Gallery shows all the entries from the 2018 OGA Photography competition, a great reminder of the anniversary year. Take a look at the Events listing to start planning your 2019 sailing season, and to find winter events in February and March. We're always keen to welcome new members, so why not think of joining us for the 2019 season?

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