With the development of the Dutch East India Company, the Dutch Republic built up a lucrative trade with Asia. They[…]Read more
In this category we bring tales of sail associated with serious weather, maritime history, seafaring adventures, battles or achievements and national events.
In 2013 most of the OGA vessels taking part in the Round Britainn Challenge chose to circumnavigate clockwise. This painting[…]Read more
In this extract, Claudia Myatt takes a look at why Henry Tudor landed at Mill Bay, Pembrokeshire, close to his[…]Read more
Adam Smith, 18th century economist advocating free trade describes a smuggler as “a person who, though no doubt blameable for[…]Read more
How many failed historic incursions to East Kent and the Isle of Thanet have there been since pre-Roman times? This[…]Read more
Peter Farrer, member of the OGA North West Area, tells the story of ‘Asgard’ and her skipper, Erskine Childers when[…]Read more