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Despite the windy May Bank Holiday, East Coast gaffers enjoyed the first sailing event of the season at Tollesbury.

The tall ship ‘Williams II’ left Blyth on 19 March, 2019 to start her round Britain trip. Changing crews at Grimsby, Lowestoft, Chatham, Weymouth, Milford Haven, Holyhead, Douglas, Ayr,  Oban and Ullapool. After stops at Scrabster and Wick she is now in Peterhead.

OGA Member, Jeremy Clinton is sailing 'Marihona' from Norway to the River Tyne this summer, read on if you're interested in joining the crew.

National Historic Ships UK announce eight new Shipshape Heritage Training Project (SHTP 2) trainee opportunities. Closing date for applications is 7 May, 2019.

Solent Gaffers Presentation to Marion Shirley