I am thrilled to announce the first ever trailer event for Scotland, courtesy of Dave Hart’s hard work, it would be great if this first event could be well supported; it is open to all ‘gaffers’, regardless of location.
Gordon Garman, OGA President, Scotland
SW Scotland August OGA trailer boat meet: August 2019
Arrive Friday/Saturday 16/17 August
Depart SundayMonday 18/19 August
Galloway Activity Centre, Loch Ken, Castle Douglas DG7 3NQ
+44 (0)1556 502011
The centre has a variety of accommodation on offer from camping to cabins. Book direct with the centre if you intend to stay there. £10 boat launch for weekend, £10 per person per night for camping. Alternative accommodation on site is available.
When booking let the Centre staff know you’re with the OGA/David Hart group and hopefully will be allocated space together in the field. The campsite is the field behind the centre, facilities are available 24/7 but the field is what it says on the tin – with lovely views!
Sailing proposal: A day on Loch Ken & a day on river Urr a tidal river at nearby Kipford.
Friday 16 1313 BST
Saturday 1343 BST
Sunday 1414 BST
Monday 1444 BST
Sailing is possible 2-3 hours either side of HW at Kipford, outboards are of use against the ebb tide.
Kipford launching: there is a public slipway & Solway yacht club slipway.
Post code for Solway yacht club DG5 4LL. There is a public car park not far from both slipways.
Admin. will be kept to a minimum & there are no booking fees for this OGA trailer meet. Be insured, be safe, let me know if you intend to come please.
Good sailing & fair winds to all the OGA trailer sailors.