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Birth of the CA Blue Water Section

Posted on: 07/04/2010

blue waterIn Carlisle Bay, Barbados several...

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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...

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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

RKJ at Boat ShowThe Cruising Association enjoyed a very...

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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...

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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...

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Hebrides Sea Areas

Posted on: 23/08/2009

The following will be known to those sailing in the area and I apologise for the delay in issuing this note.

The Maritime...

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Spanish Taxes Update

Posted on: 15/08/2009

The issue of liability for tax for boat owners who keep their boats in Spain for an extended period has been a thorny issue for some time. Click...

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Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off Somalia

Posted on: 19/06/2009


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