South West Gaffers


The 2019 OGA Photo Competition is open for entries. Whether you snap those special moments on a phone or take longer to plan the shot with a camera, make sure you enter the competition this year!

Ten trophies are awarded annually to OGA members from any Area. The trophies are presented at the AGM in January. It's time to nominate award winners for 2019 now!

Gaffers from the UK with small boats are invited to join the 16th Reeuwijk Raid again in October this year.

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The OGA Editor frequently receives book reviews for titles which may be of interest to Members. We publish the most recent ones here. Why not send a review of your favourite read to the Editor?

Put the date for the OGA AGM 2020 in your diary now and come to enjoy a weekend in Bristol, hosted jointly by the Bristol Channel and South West OGA Areas.

South West Gaffers

Welcome to South West Gaffers

The nights are drawing in and although it's not Halloween yet, we hear that some people are already thinking about Christmas! If that's you, why not order your OGA Christmas cards now?

East Coast Gaffers enjoyed a new event for small boats 13 - 15 September with eight boats joining in the gentle sailing on the River Alde.

The UK Hydrographic Office has announced proposals to withdraw supply and maintenance of Small Craft Folios. Respond to the consultation online by 8 October 2019.