In 2016, a fleet of OGA members sailed in company from the East Coast, Netherlands and Solent to the Festival[…]Read more
This collection relates to cancellations, quarantine and other tales associated with the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic during 2020.
During the Coronavirus lockdown, unable to go sailing, Bristol Channel OGA member, Viv Head illustrated the John Masefield poem, Sea[…]Read more
In 2020, the organisers of this historic race decided to postpone until September, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The annual[…]Read more
As the world is locked down we bring a maritime tale of a much smaller quarantine from 1814. 36 convicts[…]Read more
As we hear of ships stranded at sea due to the coronavirus pandemic, we publish this extract telling of a[…]Read more
The first East Coast Race, held on 20 July, 1963, attracted 27 starters on a calm day off Osea pier[…]Read more