New clothing partner announced in time for Southampton Boat Show

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 major free prize draw worth £4,000
  • Captain’s Mate app continues to develop; new features added
  • Special 110th Anniversary discount available

The CA’s on-stand Show team will be sharing its cruising know-how, holding daily prize draws, offering a vast range of fabulous discounts & launching the BIG new Prize Draw to win a Raymarine AXIOM Pro12 valued at £4,000. By joining the CA during the Show you will benefit in so many ways.

Announcing a new clothing partnership with Gill 

With perfect timing for Southampton Boat Show, the CA has entered into a new clothing partnership with the global sailing clothing brand Gill.

CA members can place orders from an initial selection of technical and leisure items at a discounted rate from the 2019 Gill range and more products will be added to the CA’s Online Shop in good time for pre-Christmas delivery.

The Gill/CA range comprises Men’s and Women’s Ocean and Coastal waterproofs, a variety of technical jackets and gilets, fleeces, thermals, sailing boots, sailing gloves and bags.

The CA’s General Manager Lucy Gray, comments: “We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Gill on board with the CA and the timing is perfect so we can promote a selection from the range during Southampton Boat Show next month. Wearing the right kit is such an important part of helping our members enjoy positive experiences when they’re sailing, so I’m sure they will be equally delighted with this new partnership.”

To celebrate the launch, the CA is running an on-stand competition throughout Southampton Boat Show to win a set of Gill’s OS2 waterproofs, in Blue for Men and White for Women, valued at £500.

The Show competition prize is a set of
Gill OS2 Waterproofs including Jacket & Salopettes

Proudly celebrating its 110th Anniversary this year, the Cruising Association (CA) returns to Ocean Hall with a new, larger and even more eye-catching stand to welcome members. The CA is also looking forward to attracting more cruising enthusiasts to discover the delights of cruising whilst flying the CA burgee and offering many reasons for them to take out membership whilst visiting the Show.

Items of memorabilia from the CA Archives

Daily Prize Draw giveaways

If you are already a CA member or take out membership during the Show, you are entitled to enter the daily Free Prize Draws, drawn at 4pm on the stand. A valuable, practical and fun range of prizes has been donated by the CA and its discount partners as follows:

Friday 14th       ASAP ‘Essentials’ Pack

Saturday 15th   Dinner, bed and breakfast at CA House, London

Sunday 16th      Icom Floating Radio

Monday 17th     Dinner, bed and breakfast at CA House, London

Tuesday 18th    Overboard Duffel bag

Wed 19th          Tecsew voucher

Thurs 20th        CA Shop voucher and 2019 Almanac

Friday 21st        First Class Sailing course

Saturday 22nd   ABC Dayboat hire

Sunday 23rd      Overboard Backpack and Tidy

CAptain’s Mate is the original & most comprehensive mobile cruising App

providing a global resource at your fingertips!

Up to date and first-hand cruising information is one of the Cruising Association’s most valuable assets with over 6,000 members sharing their worldwide cruising knowledge from real experiences. Members can download the original and most comprehensive knowledge-based cruising App, CAptain’s Mate, and get ready, get set and go!

A key USP is that all reports can be downloaded offline. Another bonus is that if a particular marina/port has a facility to allow you to pre-book your mooring, either online or by phone or email, members will often include that information including any hyperlink, in their report.

CAptain’s Mate continues to expand your horizons

The CA continues to build upon the success of CAptain’s Mate and is introducing a fresh version, including some brand new features, which is expected to be available and demonstrating at the Boat Show.

Happy 110th Anniversary from the CA!

In celebration of the 110th Anniversary since its formation in 1908, the CA is waiving the £15 joining fee and everyone is entitled to a 10% birthday discount…and that’s not all!

There’s 25% off if you have been recommended by a current member or are part of an owners’ association*.

It’s three easy steps to cruising heaven:

  1. Sign up for CA membership
    2. Enter our daily prize draw
    3. Tap into the CA’s extensive knowledge-base!

*25% discount cannot be used in conjunction with the 10%.

If you’re in the Show at 4pm on Friday 21st September there is an on-stand birthday party with cake, balloons, the lot!

The CA is always online, and also at events and in print. Whatever cruising information you need, it’s all there; fitting out, where to cruise, laying-up, staying in touch, local regulations, ports and pilotage around the world, maintenance and much much more. Come and join us and proudly fly the CA burgee.

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