Posts and news about the CA (was called CA House)

Zoom One-to-One Chats

The Cruising Association is pleased to offer one-to-one online chats about membership, CAptain's Mate Insight sessions and tours of our website via

The CAptain's Mate Insight sessions (approximately 30 minutes) will showcase the app functionality and answer your questions.

Covid-19 Implementation Programme: Meeting Space


This document sets out the measures undertaken by the Cruising Association to ensure the safety of its staff, members and visitors using meeting space at CA House.

2021 CA Almanac available to pre-order

The 2021 edition of the CA Almanac is now available to pre-order at discounted price + Free P&P (in UK).


Refer a Friend Prize Draw: August 2020

Summer’s all Ship Shape as this month we’re giving away a Ship Shape Diamond White Dinner set of four place settings plus a large Red fruit bowl all valued at £155.


Ship Shape's Diamond White range offers clean and modern style in top quality melamine tableware.

The CA supports the Eat out to Help out scheme

Eat, drink and save! The Cruising Association has joined the UK Government scheme Eat out to Help out which runs from Monday 3 August through to Monday 31 August.


Cabin Accommodation Discounted Until the End of Dec 2020!

We want to encourage members to start visiting our delightful canal-side premises at CA House again and we're introducing a range of initiatives to help entice you back to our COVID-secure HQ.


To kick things off, we’re rolling out a reduction to the price of the CA's cabin accommodation from 1 August to 31 December 2020.

Refer a Friend Prize Draw: July 2020

This month’s ‘Refer a Friend’ prize is a £150 voucher courtesy of our friends at Imray to spend on charts, digital charts or books.

The Cruising Association confirms its support for Cowes Week 2021

After the excitement of announcing its first-ever sponsorship of Cowes Week 2020, sponsoring the trophy for the newly introduced Club Cruiser Class, the Cruising Association (CA), although saddened at the news that this iconic regatta has been cancelled this August, has nonetheless pledged its commitment to supporting the event in 2021.


'Our’ sailing legend shares his story

Following on from the enjoyable and insightful chat between the CA’s President Julian Dussek and Patron Sir Robin Knox-Johnston in our Tuesday-night webinar for CA members, we have great pleasure in sharing this feature-length sailing documentary film, launched last month, and chronicling the extraordinary life, career and record-breaking voyage of this legendary ocean racer and adventurer, the first person to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation of the globe.


CA Webinar Broadcast: The CA, past, present and future

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:00

CA President Julian Dussek will wrap up this series of lectures by describing how in 1908 a small group of yachtsmen formed the Cruising Association which now has over 6,300 members from 43 countries. We will see whether the CA has met the expectations of the founding members and discuss its future direction.

Date: Tuesday 7 July

Time: 1900 hrs