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Dutch OGA member, Fritz van der Mark has been researching the history of a Dutch botter, now lying beneath the waters of the River Deben, Suffolk, near to Woodbridge. Read on for the full story . . .

The East Coast Gaffers gathered at Colne Yacht Club on 24 November, 2018 for their Area AGM.

The First Lady Area President of the OGA

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"