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The charity Rescue Wooden Boats is holding an auction for places on board 'Lucy Lavers' as she joins the historic 'Return to Dunkirk' this year. Read on for details about how to bid for your place. The auction opens Friday 6 March.

Chaloner Chute brings us early news of an exciting project to provide young people in Cornwall with vocational training in maritime trades through reconstruction and operation of the legendary Cornish 19th century merchant sailing vessel, 'Rhoda Mary'.

In June, 'Spirit of Falmouth' sets out on a round Britain challenge. OGA Areas will be making the 91' gaff schooner and her crew welcome during their circumnavigation.

Last day of voting today: 28 February 2015! OGA member, Keith McIlwain, Bristol Channel Area, is thrilled that his newly built gaffer has been shortlisted for the Classic Boat Magazine Awards, 2015. Take a look at all the shortlisted categories, and vote for the winners.

Richard Giles, East Coast OGA member, reports on his attendance at the OGA AGM held on 17 January 2015 in London's Docklands. He summarises how and why the OGA is such a success.