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News stories from all around the OGA Areas are published here. News items include notices about future events as well as reports of race results and cruising passages.

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A group of gaffers gathered in Harwich to take the ferry to Holland and visited the EOC Traditional Boat Show, 9 - 11 November, 2018 at the invitation of the Dutch OGA.

Brian Hammett, old friend, staunch supporter and stalwart of the OGA at both national and local level crossed the bar on Thursday 20 September, 2018. His funeral took place in Ipswich on 10th October and his widow Lorna delivered a moving eulogy entitled "Life of Brian"

Dublin Bay member, Darryl Hughes, completed the Round Ireland race this year in his 43' gaff ketch 'Maybird', becoming the oldest boat ever to complete the race and the first setting a gaff rig.

In Januray 2018, the first hull of the new OGA dinghy was displayed in London. On display again at Beale Park in June, she sailed for the first time in July at Cardiff Bay OGA55 and joined the OGA55 celebrations on the Isle of Wight in August, sailing in the Solent.

65 Gaffers were on the start line in the 60th Solent Annual Race, 18 August 2018.

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