About Us

We are a unique, mutually supportive association dedicated to those who cruise on small boats. Our information, collected and shared by members, is of unequalled quality, quantity, breadth and relevance.

CA members, backed up by a small team of dedicated staff, share experiences, knowledge, and fun to get the most out of cruising.

We share online, at rallies, seminars and social events around the UK as well as worldwide. Check our sections for a group near you.

The Cruising Association has a long history - we go back more than 100 years - and we have many well-known sailors in our midst – Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is our patron.

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Derek Lumb


Nick Nottingham

Chair of Council

Lucy Gray

Chief Operating Officer

Mandie Hart

Events Administrator

Samantha Barham

Membership Secretary

Ania Muchla

Catering Manager