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Red Diesel Use in the EU

Posted on: 22/11/2018

UPDATE: 22/11/2018 - Update on Government response to EU ruling: Boating sector meets with HMRC to discuss Red Diesel The press release agreed by...

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After Brexit: Effects on healthcare and EHIC

Posted on: 07/11/2018

CA’s RATS (Regulations and Technical Services Group) is actively examining the myriad of issues that may affect CA members post-Brexit, one of...

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VHF Radio Checks - who should you call

Posted on: 25/07/2018

The Cruising Association’s RATS (Regulations and Technical Services) Committee has been in discussion with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)...

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News alert from Trinity House: Differential GPS user survey

Posted on: 09/07/2018

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland are conducting a survey to gauge current and future user requirements for their Differential...

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Failure of throw bag rescue line

Posted on: 18/06/2018

RATS draws the attention of Members to this important MAIB report, attached below. and for them to consider the points in it if they have these or...

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Red Diesel Use in the EU

Posted on: 26/04/2018

window.location.href = "/rats/red_diesel_use_in_EU" UPDATE: 26/04/2018 - Development of the use of red diesel with Belgian authorities...

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Brexit discussion - CA Regulations & Technical Services Group

Posted on: 01/11/2017

The Cruising Association’s Regulations and Technical experts team has been looking into the possibilities regarding British yachts sailing abroad,...

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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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