Brian Hammett, old friend, staunch supporter and stalwart of the OGA at both national and local level crossed the bar on Thursday 20 September, 2018. His funeral took place in Ipswich on 10th October and his widow Lorna delivered a moving eulogy entitled "Life of Brian"
THE EAST COAST AREA OF THE OGA
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.
August 2018 Eastcoaster is available for download here.
East Coast gaffers returned to Stone Sailing Club in 2018 for their Annual Race. It was a great success, see the report, results, slideshow and video . . .
There will be serious competition in the OGA Sailing 'Log' boat championships this year, with prizes awarded at the OGA55 Rally in August. Bristol Channel members have already launched their boats, so start planning now . . .