With all the boats through the Caledonian Canal, they’re on passage down the north east coast of Scotland along with the four who sailed ‘over… Read More »OGA60 fleet: on passage for the Tay Estuary
Posts relating to the OGA Diamond Jubilee celebrations 2023. The fleet of nine boats departed Ramsgate, Kent on 1, May 2023. Seven more joined as they left Cowes on 7 May to sail towards Plymouth. On 19 May, the fleet gathered in South Wales. Five boats sailed north up the Welsh coast, whilst the rest made passage for Dublin Bay. The next rendezvous was in Oban, 16 – 18 June. The fleet enjoyed a blustery gathering on the River Tay, 14 – 16 July and the final ‘party’ event in Blyth, 21 – 23 July. Having joined the Jubilee Party on the River Orwell, 2 – 6 August, the fleet have now reached their home ports, completing their circumnavigation.
On passage south from Aberdeen, Scotland, there’s two infamous rocky hazards off the Firths of Tay and Forth. Before the days of modern seamarks and navigation aids, the notorious Bell Rock and Isle of… Read More »Infamous rocky hazards: Bell Rock and Isle of May
Today’s update finds several of the OGA60 Round Britain fleet making progress down the east coast of Scotland, some having gone ‘round the top’ whilst… Read More »OGA60 fleet reaches the east coast of Scotland