Posts relating to racing under sail
‘Fanny of Cowes’, one of the founding boats of the OGA in 1963, was originally built as a working boat in 1872. Built by John… Read More »‘Fanny of Cowes’: still racing at 150 years old!
This contribution from Australia was sent to your Editor by long-standing OGA member, Bill Gale, also a member of SASC. It recounts the pedigree and… Read More »‘Maluka’ wins Sydney to Hobart Race, 2016
In this post we bring an extract from Winkie Nixon’s reports on the 1937 gaff ketch ‘Maybird’ competing in 2018, along with a video link… Read More »‘Maybird’ completes Round Ireland Race, 2018
In this post, skipper Darryl Hughes reports on the achievements of ‘Maybird’ in the 2018 Volvo Round Ireland Race: she is the oldest boat to… Read More »Race report: ‘Maybird’, Round Ireland Race, 2018