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

Prizes coming your way at Southampton International Boat Show

We have a spectacular line-up of prizes on offer during the Southampton International Boat Show, 10-19 September 2021.

Whether member or non-member there are amazing prizes up for grabs, with everything from an inspiring book bundle to dazzling boat bedding, giving you the chance to amp up your cruising life. Our fantastic marine discount partners have dug deep and provided a wonderful array of goodies and it couldn’t be simpler to take part.

Celebrating Twenty Years of the CA Almanac with Imray

Initially launched in 1909 as ‘Sailing Directions’, in 2022 the contemporary Cruising Almanac as we know it will mark its twenty year anniversary in partnership with Imray.

Refer a Friend In September and Win a Day Sail with the Jubilee Sailing Trust

September’s prize in our monthly 'Refer a Friend' draw is a day sail on the Jubilee Sailing Trust’s Tall Ship 'Tenacious'

Enjoy a tall ship adventure

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure on a tall ship, have a go at crewing and helming, enjoy the teamwork of mucking in and sailing this amazing vessel, as well as enjoying the on-board cuisine.

Trial the next generation CAptain’s Mate app!

We are delighted to be back exhibiting at the Southampton International Boat Show from September 10, promoting its increasing and unrivalled range of support services to the expanding sail and motor cruising community.

Celebratory Lunch

Sat, 23/10/2021 - 12:00

This year we have been unable to hold the Flag Officers’ Lunch and the Hanson Lecture when the Annual Awards and Log Winners would have been presented with their trophies. Mike Golding has kindly agreed to come to a luncheon at CA house and make the presentations.

Southampton International Boat Show

Fri, 10/09/2021 - 00:00 to Sun, 19/09/2021 - 00:00

We're very excited to be previewing the next generation of our app, CAptain's Mate at this year's Southampton International Boat Show. The Show runs from 10 - 19 September.

Come along to see us on stand J419 in Ocean Hall, try the new version of the app, pick up a copy of the 2022 CA Almanac, a new burgee or just catch up with CA friends.

Come and Visit Us at the Southampton International Boat Show

We are excited to be returning to the Southampton International Boat Show, 10-19 September 2021, and hosting a packed programme for its members, prospective members and those new to the world of sail and motor cruising.

CA Appoints Luissa Smith as Press and PR Manager

The Cruising Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Luissa Smith (GBR) as its new Press and PR Manager.

Leading the internal and external PR, content and news communications functions for the Cruising Association, Luissa will support member and partner engagement, maintain communication channels to media, members and other stakeholders and promote the association’s comprehensive advocacy programmes.

'Chameleon Of Cowes’ Wins Inaugural Cowes Week Club Cruiser Trophy

Cowes Week 2021 marked the introduction of a new club cruiser racing division in partnership with the Cruising Association as presenting sponsor of the trophy.

From 31 July-6 August, twenty-one club cruiser teams tussled it out on the challenging Solent race track in a mix of conditions, with teams enjoying the thrill of starting off the iconic Royal Yacht Squadron.

Cruising Association and Royal Institute Of Navigation Launch Mutual Partnership

Members of the Cruising Association and the Royal Institute of Navigation are set to benefit from a new mutual partnership offering a reciprocal 25% discount off annual membership.

CA members can take advantage of the discount for the upcoming membership year which runs until 30 June 2022 and for memberships activated between 1 July to 31 December 2021.