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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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Coniston Regatta 2013, 30th May to the 1st June

     The fourth Coniston Regatta 2013 runs from Thursday 30th May to the Saturday the 1st June, and everyone is invited – including traditional boat owners and their boats. Organiser Greg Simpson has been in touch to say that … Continue reading

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J Class yachts racing at Falmouth – photos by Marcus Lewis

     Fowey boatbuilder Marcus Lewis wrote to say that he just had to send in these stunning photos of J Class yachts racing at Falmouth – and I’m very grateful he did. They have a great feel of photos taken … Continue reading

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