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Crewsaver launches the #LifejacketSafe challenge

Posted on: 19/10/2017

As part of its #LifejacketSafe campaign, Crewsaver has announced the launch of the #LifejacketSafe challenge, a quiz style challenge with thought-...

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New Croatian tax hits boat owners

Posted on: 05/10/2017

Cruising yachtsmen who keep their boats in Croatia are facing an enormous tax increase following new regulations brought out by the Croatian...

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Arzal Lock Closures October 2017

Posted on: 04/10/2017

The lock into the River Vilaine at Arzal in Southern Brittany will be closed for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the first two weeks in...

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Red Diesel Use in Belgium

Posted on: 29/09/2017

UPDATE: 29/09/2017 - Cruising Association welcomes further assurance from the Belgian Embassy The Embassy of Belgium in London today confirmed, to...

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CA Lobster Pot Campaign

Posted on: 12/09/2017

Update 12 September: CA Lobster pots campaign – the petition is live! A petition launched by the Cruising Association to make marking of...

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Inshore Weather Forecasts and MSI details

Posted on: 04/09/2017

As previously publicised by RATS, the MSI VHF Channels are changing on the 6th September. A list of the new Channel numbers and forecast areas...

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Scottish Boat Show Seminar

Posted on: 29/08/2017

FREE seminar with lunch and wine at Scottish boat show October 15, 2017 Kip Marina, Inverclyde PA16 0AW   The Cruising Association...

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Arzal Lock Closures August & September 2017

Posted on: 25/08/2017

Due to continued lack of water, closures of the lock into the River Vilaine at Arzal in Southern Brittany will continue through August and September...

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Coastguard MSI Broadcasts on VHF – Channel Changes

Posted on: 21/08/2017

With effect from 1000 on 6 September 2017 the MSI broadcasts, which include the weather forecast, will be on VHF channels 62, 63, and 64. Details...

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Win £3000-worth of rigging from Sta-Lok

Posted on: 21/08/2017

A complete set of standing rigging for a boat up to 12m is the latest competition for CA members which we will be launching at the Southampton...

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