Generally regarded as one of the best ever, take a look at some of the photos from the 2016 East Coast August Cruise.
THE EAST COAST AREA OF THE OGA
This section holds a growing collection of 'Galleries' to illustrate what goes on in the OGA East Coast Area, past and present. Each 'Gallery', holding up to 30 images, has been gathered together by members of the East Coast Area.
Here a some fantastic images from the trip to the Brest and Douarnenez Festivals this year.
The East Coast Race was held on 30 July, 2016. 23 boats set out from the start line between Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea and the Committee boat 'Tempus' in very light winds . . .
The OGA Trailer Section organised a rally in Norfolk to cruise over the weekend of 1-3 July, 2016.
Each Area of the OGA runs an annual race. In the East Coast the first race was organised in 1963 and has been run every year since then. This gallery includes some archive photos from the annual race alongside some of the same boats racing today.
This Gallery features some of the East Coast Bawleys from the OGA online Boat Register. Take a look and let us know if there are more we can include.
This Gallery features some of the East Coast Smacks from the OGA online Boat Register. Take a look and let us know if there are more we can include.
This Gallery shows some of the wide range of boats and people sailing with the OGA in East Coast events. There's local working boats, restored boats, old and new boats in all shapes and sizes. Take a look, and let us have more photos to include.
The Harwich and Dovercourt Sailing Club barge provided an excellent venue for the East Coast OGA Christmas party. Take a look at all the Christmas jumpers on show . . .
In 2015 a contingent of East Coast smacks boats (and others) joined the OGA Trailer Section on the Norfolk Broads for a weekend of sailing and camping in company. A visit to Ranworth Broad gave a chance to sail on some wider waters, and meet up with with wherry yachts as well.