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Lady skipper first to enter St. Petersburg by new passage.

Posted on: 08/07/2010

  "Pouncer", a Twister 28 skippered and owned by CA Member Charlotte Wilkinson is the first foreign yacht to use the newly...

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CROSS Continuous weather broadcasts

Posted on: 14/06/2010

A reminder to those sailing in French west coast waters covered by CROSS Etel and the Mediterranean covered by CROSSMED area Provence. There are...

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Weather actuals

Posted on: 06/06/2010

Those who like to know what weather is being reported might like to see my revised and updated page

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East Coast Spring Rally

Posted on: 07/05/2010

EAST COAST SPRING RALLY  1 May – Monday 3 May 2010 at RHYC, Woolverstone...

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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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