Category Archives: Cruising Association

Pleasure vessels visiting Belgium 2019 to pay 100% duty on Red Diesel…

By | March 5, 2019

  The Cruising Association (CA) Regulations and Technical Services Group (RATS) understands that Belgian authorities will continue with the agreement for UK pleasure vessels visiting Belgium that they still have to use our red diesel in the engine fuel tanks for propulsion, certainly for this year. The conditions are the same as before, in that all… Read More »

The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal

By | February 14, 2019

In his capacity as Patron of The Cruising Association (CA), Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD and bar, yesterday hosted a private visit from The Princess Royal to the CA’s headquarters in Limehouse Basin, London. Sir Robin, accompanied by the CA President Mr Julian Dussek and immediate past-President Mrs Judith Grimwade, was delighted to welcome The Princess… Read More »

New working group formed to tackle lobster pot hazard

By | January 21, 2019

Following previous work by the RYA coupled with the campaign and petition pursued by the Cruising Association, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has convened the first meeting of the Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety Working Group. The meeting resulted in a multi-stakeholder consensus that existing approaches to fishing gear marking and hazard reduction needs… Read More »

Julian Dussek takes the helm at the Cruising Association

By | December 6, 2018   Julian Dussek takes the helm at the Cruising Association The Cruising Association (CA) has a new President, Julian Dussek. At last month’s AGM, Judith Grimwade stepped down as President after serving three years, and the CA welcomed Julian Dussek, new Vice Presidents and a new Council member. The CA has also appointed Marie… Read More »

The CA hosts new North West Roadshow

By | October 11, 2018 The Cruising Association hosts a North-West Roadshow with guest speaker Tom Cunliffe The Cruising Association (CA) is organising a one-day North-West Roadshow for members and non-members on Saturday 10th November at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Topping the bill and rounding off a packed and informative line-up of talks is sailing journalist,… Read More »

Record numbers achieved by the Cruising Association at Southampton Boat Show

By | September 27, 2018

The Cruising Association (CA) has always exhibited very successfully at the Southampton Boat Show and in this, the CA’s 110th Anniversary year, it was important that Southampton Boat Show delivered on all fronts. The CA is delighted to report that it didn’t let them down. Over the course of the 10-day show, it became… Read More »

New clothing partner announced in time for Southampton Boat Show

By | August 29, 2018

The CA are celebrating flying the CA burgee for 110 years! Southampton Boat Show Ocean Hall: Stand J419 CA House London: The CA announces a new partnership with Gill + on-stand competition open to all  £1,500 worth of Daily Prizes for CA members & new joining members Raymarine joins forces with CA to launch… Read More »

CA welcomes Scotland’s positive steps over marking of lobster pots

By | August 10, 2018 The Cruising Association welcomes positive steps from the Scottish Government & Marine Scotland in the campaign for better marking of creel/lobster pots. The Cruising Association (CA) is delighted that the Scottish Government has now decided to take steps towards the better marking of creel/lobster pots and also towards making unlicensed fishermen more identifiable… Read More »

The Cruising Association will host a packed schedule of talks at Scotland’s Boat Show in October

By | August 1, 2018

The Cruising Association will host the line-up of talks on the Sika Marine Stage in the RYA Pavilion at Scotland’s Boat Show taking place at Kip Marina in Greenock from Oct 12-14. The specific schedule, covering a broad range of subjects, is still being finalised but will include presentations on short-handed cruising, the performance of… Read More »