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CA Lobster Pot Campaign

Posted on: 30/11/2017

Update 30 November: Lobster pot update: download our poster After the hiatus of the spring General Election, we were at last able to repost our...

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Greek Cruising Tax - Latest News November 2017

Posted on: 17/11/2017

An amended bill to the Greek circulation tax is likely to become law following discussions between the Greek Marina Association and parliament,...

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Red Diesel Use in Belgium

Posted on: 14/11/2017

UPDATE: 14/11/2017 - Another step in the diesel story During the highly successful negotiations with the Belgian Ambassador and with assistance...

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Cruising Conference - We Do Mean To Go To Sea

Posted on: 01/11/2017

A conference for all who go cruising has been organised with all profits going to help disabled people to go sailing. The Cruising Association and...

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Brexit discussion - CA Regulations & Technical Services Group

Posted on: 01/11/2017

The Cruising Association’s Regulations and Technical experts team has been looking into the possibilities regarding British yachts sailing abroad,...

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Metals in Boats - new book by Vyv Cox

Posted on: 01/11/2017

A recently published book, Metals in Boats, by CA member Vyv Cox provides a valuable addition to any boater’s technical library with its insights...

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Crewsaver launches the #LifejacketSafe challenge

Posted on: 19/10/2017

As part of its #LifejacketSafe campaign, Crewsaver has announced the launch of the #LifejacketSafe challenge, a quiz style challenge with thought-...

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New Croatian tax hits boat owners

Posted on: 05/10/2017

Cruising yachtsmen who keep their boats in Croatia are facing an enormous tax increase following new regulations brought out by the Croatian...

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Arzal Lock Closures October 2017

Posted on: 04/10/2017

The lock into the River Vilaine at Arzal in Southern Brittany will be closed for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the first two weeks in...

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Inshore Weather Forecasts and MSI details

Posted on: 04/09/2017

As previously publicised by RATS, the MSI VHF Channels are changing on the 6th September. A list of the new Channel numbers and forecast areas...

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