An intrepid group of East Coast Gaffers gathered at Tollesbury Sailing Club for the first sailing event of the season, enjoyed with plenty of other activities ashore . . .
THE EAST COAST AREA OF THE OGA
Better late then never, the May issue of Eastcoaster is now available to download!
Find out what happened in the spring, with a feature on the first sailing event of the season at Tollesbury.
Postponed now till after the General Election: a petition to get lobster and crab pots and fishing gear properly marked to reduce the incidence of prop fouling by cruising yachts and motor cruisers.
Monday saw an early muster at 0500 and we left the mooring dead on high water with a lovely south easterly which died with patchy and occasionally thick fog before Osea. Gradually this cleared as we made slow and careful progress down river finding a better breeze below Bradwell, where we stopped for lunch.
Read about the range of Arthur Ransome related initiatives in and around Pin Mill on the River Orwell.