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OGA celebrates 50 years in colourful style despite strong winds

Strong winds meant that just 60 boats completed the OGA’s 50th anniversary race at Cowes on Saturday, but it didn’t prevent the organisation’s members having a lot of fun. Almost 200 traditionally rigged sailing boats gathered in Cowes Yacht Haven … Continue reading

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OGA 50th jubilee at Cowes, 15-18th August

Photos by Chris Boynton The Old Gaffer’s Association’s big do at Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the 15-18th August looks like wonderful fun. For one thing, it will see what is likely to be the largest racing fleet … Continue reading

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OGA 50th anniversary round Britain trip group divides at the Caledonian Canal

  Photos by Ben Collins of the OGA The Old Gaffers Association folks are continuing their 50th anniversary circumnavigation, but has effectively divided in two, with over a dozen boats are in the West of Scotland enjoying the scenery and … Continue reading

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