Members' blogs

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. Do you have a blog or online tale to share which isn't listed? log [at] oga [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Members'%20blogs) (Contact the Editor) to contribute and comment on our Members' blogs.


Under full sail

Kentish smack yacht 'Cachalot' is launched in 2017 after a ten year restoration

'Bonify at large' sails from Harwich to the Baltic, 2017

Young gaffers Josh and Sam continue work on ferro ketch 'Annelis'

OGA President joins events around the Areas




Crack open the champagne!

Two blogs record the adventures of the 12-strong fleet sailing to France, July 2015.

Centenarian 'Betty II'

Golant Gaffer 'Step back in time'


Betty II departs Alderney


Sailing in Scotland

Two East Coast boats went cruising in Scotland, 2014

'Witch' sailed north through the Canal to Skye returning to join the Dutch cruise

'Robinetta' left Tollesbury in May, 2014 to complete a circumnavigation started in 1938!

Freya in Paxos

'Freya' in Greek waters


Massed gaffers, Tyne 2013

Some boats completed the full circumnavigation whilst others joined for parties along the way

'Bonita', the oldest boat in the OGA fleet
'Windbreker' from the Netherlands
'Moon River'


Round Britain Challenge, 2013