South West Gaffers

THE SOUTH WEST AREA OF THE OGA

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Yarmouth Gaffers Regatta, 2019 - 30 May to 2 June 2019.  Update  You can now register for this event.

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The 2019 OGA Photo Competition is open for entries from June, 2019. 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!

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

Scotland President, Gordon Garman and Dave Hart, the new Trailer Section representative in Scotland, are keen to invite gaffers to trail their boats to SW Scotland in August, 2019. Read on for full details of this exciting new event for the OGA calendar!

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The tall ship ‘Williams II’ left Blyth on 19 March, 2019 to start her round Britain trip. Changing crews at Grimsby, Lowestoft, Chatham, Weymouth, Milford Haven, Holyhead, Douglas, Ayr,  Oban and Ullapool. After stops at Scrabster, Wick and Peterhead, she arrived back in Blyth on 22 May. There was an official 'welcome home' on 1 June, 2019.