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Blue Water Newsletter

Posted on: 07/05/2010

The very first newsletter of the Blue Water Section is availiable here.

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Greek "Special" taxes

Posted on: 06/05/2010

Greek "Special" Tax, as at 7 May 2010 ------------------ Amended 14 May 2010 CA has been reliably informed that all port police were instructed...

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Birth of the CA Blue Water Section

Posted on: 07/04/2010

In Carlisle Bay, Barbados several of the boats at anchor belonged to CA members who had independently crossed the Atlantic in December 2009 and...

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Inshore Forecasts - MCA accuracy assessment

Posted on: 11/03/2010

In recent months, there has been some criticism of Met Office Inshore Forecasts for UK waters. In a letter published in the April PBO, the MCA has...

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West of Scotland NAVTEX reception

Posted on: 26/02/2010

Around the west of Scotland Portpatrick reception can be difficult to impossible because of topography. On 518 kHz, Malin Head broadcasts Sea Area...

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Launch of ‘Blue Water’ Section

Posted on: 20/02/2010

It is the season to be out there cruising, sailors are dropping anchor and looking through the binoculars’ at the cross trees of the others in...

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Boat Show Success!

Posted on: 19/01/2010

The Cruising Association enjoyed a very successful London Boat Show this year. We were delighted to welcome almost 400 of our members to our stand,...

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CA members kidnapped

Posted on: 28/10/2009

CA members Rachel and Paul Chandler are believed to have been kidnapped by pirates in the Indian Ocean. The couple were cruising in their Rival 38...

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Piracy

Posted on: 27/10/2009

Attached (below) is Ted Osborn's article "Where have all the pirates gone?" from the September issue of Cruising.

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Search the library catalogue and the yearbook

Posted on: 15/10/2009

We're happy to announce several new features on MyCA. The library catalogue has now been moved to our online database by Ivan Andrews and you can...

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