We are pleased to invite you to the 2017 edition of 'Havenfeesten Blankenberge' or the Harbour Festivals in Blankenberge.
A number of Dutch OGA members are going to Blankenberge, although this year, the festivities of ‘Oostende voor Anker’ coincide the same weekend. Peter Sabbe, the organiser of ‘Blankenbergse Feesten’, and also a member of OGA NL, All this is for free!
Download and complete the registration form, so that we can plan ahead.
The programme will include an official opening on Thursday 25 May followed by a reception and Skippers' dinner at the Scute Shipyard. On Friday there will also be a fun-race from Blankenberge to Ostend and back to Blankenberge, so that the OGA boats will be able to show off with their OGA flags. In the evening there will be a reunion for all OGA members. Plans for Saturday include a sail along the seafront, Parade of Sail and Rescue Demonstration at the Lifeboat Station. In the evening the North Sea Folk and Shanty Festival will be in the big tent.
Following the Pipe Smokers' contest on the Scute, the fleet will depart on Monday 28 May.