The Morecambe Fishermen’s Association provided their own lifeboats. The first was ‘Gyakhan’, a large rowing[…]Read more
Welcome to ‘Sailing by’
Browse and contribute to our ‘historic tales of sail’ collected since 2013. ‘Tales’ include archive footage from Pathe News, extracts from logs and a wide variety of illustrations. Posts are categorised by broad sailing Areas and four themes. Several categories follow Old Gaffers Association (OGA) Cruises in Company, including the 50th Anniversary ‘Round Britain Challenge’ in 2013. Our tales represent cruising, racing and working sailors from around the coasts of the UK, inland waters and across the seas and oceans of the world.
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