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A cautious return to cruising

Over the past few months, the Cruising Association’s RATS (Regulations and Technical Services) group has been hard at work...

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Refer a Friend Prize Draw: July 2020

This month’s ‘Refer a Friend’ prize is a £150 voucher courtesy of our friends at Imray to spend on charts, digital charts or books. Imray’s charts...

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The Cruising Association confirms its support for Cowes Week 2021

After the excitement of announcing its first-ever sponsorship of Cowes Week 2020, sponsoring the trophy for the newly...

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'Our’ sailing legend shares his story

Following on from the enjoyable and insightful chat between the CA’s President Julian Dussek and Patron Sir Robin Knox-...

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Four new webinars for armchair cruisers

Four new webinars are being added to the CA's Tuesday night series from Tuesday 16 June, kicking off with Jimmy Cornell/...

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD

Patron of the CA

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