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The OGA 2014 Photo Competition closing date is 30 November, so there's still time to submit your photos, click through for details . . . The winners of the National Historic Ships UK 2014 Photography competition, were announced on 21 October where the OGA was represented as sponsors.

The weather has continued to be kind on the East Coast during 2014 where OGA members joined in with two locally organised events: Maldon Town Regatta and Maritime Woodbridge. Both Woodbridge, on the River Deben, and Maldon, on the River Blackwater have a long maritime heritage and these events keep the traditions alive.

With 41 boats registered, the Solent Annual Race was due to be a well-contested event, until the weather intervened. The absence of wind forced the organisers to cancel the race, but everyone still had a good time. Read on for the details . . .

Solent OGA Area members were invited to take on the theme of 'circus' for the Bursledon Regatta, 2014. The event went with a 'swing' with plenty of 'clowns' around.

David Russell, Station PR Officer at the National Coastwatch station in Gosport, has provided information about an important new development for lookout stations. This is a national operation with over 50 lookout stations around the UK.