Staying safe at sea is always a hot topic and with the boating season underway, now is the perfect time to check your safety equipment. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston shares his thoughts on safety at sea as he chats with Dee Caffari in the third episode of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.
Look out for a new version of the exclusive-to-members mobile app CAptain's Mate that is now available and provides CA members with the opportunity to identify local assistance from our worldwide network of Honorary Local Representatives (HLRs). The CA network of HLRs provides an invaluable service in over 400 locations worldwide.
A one day seminar hosted by the CA’s Suffolk Section featuring yachting journalist, author and broadcaster Tom Cunliffe.
Sailors who don’t keep their boats in the ports of the English Channel, for example those on the East Coast of England, may never even have considered the Channel as offering rich cruising grounds; rather it’s a piece of water that requires crossing to get from A to B.
Over the Easter weekend, CA members and staff joined hundreds of well-wishers in Falmouth, Cornwall, as well as many of Britain’s leading sailors, in paying tribute to Sir Robin on the 50th anniversary of the date he made history. At 15.25 on 22nd April 1969, he entered the record books as the first person to sail solo, non-stop, around the world.
An informal lunchtime reception was hosted by the CA and kindly sponsored by MS Amlin for CA members and members of the Little Ship Club at the Chain Locker on Easter Sunday.
Join us for our London Marathon party! In between cheering on the runners and enjoying the waterside views, why not take a break at CA House and enjoy a Marathon BBQ. Non-members are welcome to attend.
On the 50th anniversary of Robin’s epic arrival into Falmouth Harbour at the end of the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in 1969, MS Amlin Yacht share ‘Memorable Moments - Episode 2: 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’.
In conversation with Dee Caffari, Sir Robin reflects on the key memorable moments of his sailing career to date in the latest episode.