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Preview of Next Generation CAptain's Mate App at Southampton International Boat Show

Posted on: 30/07/2021

We are delighted to be back exhibiting at the Southampton International Boat Show in September to promote our unrivalled...

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Cowes Week and the CA Launch Inaugural Club Cruiser Trophy

Posted on: 29/07/2021

Presented by the CA the Club Cruiser Class is making its debut at Cowes Week in 2021, with racing from Saturday 31 July...

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Update – UK and EU Tariffs on US Cruising Yachts

Posted on: 18/07/2021

Both the UK and the EU continue to impose a 25% customs tariff on the import of US-origin yachts and boats into the EU...

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Corinth Canal Closed for Summer 2021

Posted on: 24/06/2021

The operators of the Corinth Canal in Greece have advised that the canal will remain closed to marine traffic until the...

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Greek Customs acknowledges the rights of UK yachts to retain their EU VAT status

Posted on: 07/06/2021

Following the complaint to the European Union (EU) by the Cruising Association (CA) on the VAT Status of UK yachts in...

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Red diesel update: delay for Northern Ireland

Posted on: 02/06/2021

HMRC has issued Excise Notice 554 which contains details about fuel used in private pleasure craft....

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National visas and Schengen interaction

Posted on: 26/05/2021

The EU has confirmed to the Cruising Association (CA) that days spent in an EU country where you have a visa/residence...

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UK yachts don’t need TL for Greece

Posted on: 25/05/2021

The Greek tax authority, the AADE, has agreed: "UK-flagged vessels moored or sailing in EU waters before the...

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE takes up the cudgel on behalf of cruising sailors

Posted on: 14/05/2021

In a letter published in The Times newspaper today, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Patron of the Cruising Association (CA),...

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French government announces a process to allow entry to cruisers at any French port

Posted on: 07/05/2021

Since leaving the EU, boats arriving in France from the UK or Channel Islands are required to sail to one of a small...

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