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Covid-19: Information on Cruising Restrictions

Posted on: 30/03/2020

Cruisers will be aware that Covid-19 presents a challenge to cruising unprecedented outside wartime. The situation and the...

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Coronavirus: Temporary suspension of NCI Operations

Posted on: 20/03/2020

The Board of Trustees of the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) has reluctantly made the decision to suspend all current operations because of the...

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When and where to cruise? The CA advises on measures for consideration

Posted on: 19/03/2020

The Cruising Association is advising its members to be aware that Covid-19 presents a challenge to cruising unprecedented outside wartime. The...

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The CA responds to the Budget Statement concerning the use of red diesel

Posted on: 12/03/2020

Following the proposals for the future use of red diesel in the Budget Statement on Wednesday 11 March 2020, the Cruising Association (CA) notes that...

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Demise of CG66 brought forward

Posted on: 12/03/2020

Important update 12/03/20: demise of CG66 is brought forward to end of March 2020 The Cruising Association’s Regulatory and Technical Service...

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Red Diesel Use in the EU

Posted on: 04/03/2020

RATS has been campaigning on the red diesel issue over a number of years. To read all our older news items on the topic, go to https://www.theca.org....

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Not quite farewell to the EU

Posted on: 31/01/2020

In formal terms the UK left the EU on January 31. However, due to the transition period that is included as part of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement...

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Withdrawal of Admiralty Small Craft Folios

Posted on: 25/09/2019

Do you use Admiralty Small Craft Folio charts? UKHO has just announced that it is planning to withdraw them. RATS is urging members who use and value...

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HMRC consultation on the future of red diesel

Posted on: 17/07/2019

The Cruising Association urges UK boaters to respond to HMRC consultation on the future of red diesel IIn 2018 the Court of Justice of the...

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Red Diesel Use in the EU Campaign Archive

Posted on: 27/06/2019

RATS has been campaigning on the red diesel issue over a number of years. This page includes all our older news items on the topic. For the most...

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