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Irish Coast Sailing Directions Digital Trial
Cruising
#CRUISING – If you plan to cruise to, along, or around, the Irish Coast the essential pilotage publications are the Irish Cruising Club's acclaimed Sailing Directions (SDs), published in two volumes. As well as comprehensive and accurate coverage these SDs…
Howth Yacht Club to Host First 'Family Cruising Week'
Cruising
#CRUISING – Cruising enthusiasts throughout Ireland, Britain, Europe and even further afield are being invited by Howth Yacht Club to participate in the inaugural Fingal International Family Cruising Festival between July 7th and 15th for what is the first event…
American Blue Water Medal Goes to Matzen and Ericson
Cruising
#CRUISING – The Cruising Club of America (CCA) has awarded its esteemed 2011 Blue Water Medal to Thies Matzen and Kicki Ericson for a commendable 24 years and 135,000 miles of sailing the oceans of the world with a focus…
Corks Pop for Cruising's 4,000th Member
Cruising
#CRUISING – On the first day of the London Boat Show the Cruising Association's Patron, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, welcomed Eric Roberts as the 4,000th member of the Association. Eric, 57, lives in Shenfield, Essex, and was introduced to the Cruising…
ARC 2011 Cruise Draws to a Close
Cruising
#ARC – The 26th Atlantic Rally for Sailing Cruisers (ARC) finished in fine style on Saturday 17 December with a spectacular prize giving ceremony at the Gaiety Nightclub in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia.  2011 was a vintage ARC, with most…
Sailing the Bay of Biscay
Cruising

Sailing the Bay of Biscay

1st December 2011
#CRUISING–The Cruising Association, Britain's organisation for cruising sailors, is opening its doors to non-members in January for a guide to sailing the many stunning destinations in the Bay of Biscay. The CA says the area has an unfair reputation for…
Norway Relaxes Law on Leaving Foreign Flagged Yacht
Cruising
Following the levying of substantial fines on foreign yachtsmen, much pressure has recently been brought to bear on the Norwegian Ministry of Finance and the Norwegian Customs to amend draconian regulations relating to owners of foreign flagged vessels who wish…
Cruising Body Launch new Northern France and Channel Islands Section
Cruising
The Cruising Association, Britain's leading organisation for cruising sailors, is to launch a new specialist section for those who cruise Northern France and the Channel Islands. The new section will be launched at the association's headquarters, CA House, in London's…
Forty Boats Prepare for Liffey Cruise
Cruising
Forty cruising boats will sail up the river Liffey to spend a night near the the replica famine ship Jeanie Johnston. The East Link bridge will lift and the Samuel Beckett bridge will swing open at noon on Saturday 24…
200 Crews for Atlantic Rally for Cruisers 2011
Cruising
This year's Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), starting from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on November 20, promises to be one of the biggest ever, as up to 200 crews are planning the 2,700 mile transatlantic crossing to Rodney Bay,…
Cruising Association Holds First 2011 Meeting on Dublin Bay
Cruising
The Cruising Association of Ireland holds its first meet this year on May 7 at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. The hope is to follow on the success of last September's River Liffey Cruise where 40 boats participated,…
Cruising Association Plans Mediterranean Sailing Seminar
Cruising
Every year, at the Cruising Association's London headquarters in Limehouse, it holds a one-day seminar for those planning to cruise in the Mediterranean. Open to both members and non-members, this year's event was a sell-out with more than 90 cruising…
World ARC Circumnavigation Rally Goes Annual
Cruising
World Cruising Club have announced that from 2014 the World ARC round-the-world sailing rally will become an annual event; starting every January from Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia. World ARC is currently a biennial event, starting in January and finishing…
Irish Cruising Club Present Fastnet Award to Killian Bushe
Cruising
Killian Bushe of Cork must be one of the best sailors to come out of Ireland. But unfortunately his opportunities to enjoy the sport at which he excels are severely limited by one inescapable fact. He is probably the best…
2011 Irish Coast Sailing Directions Published
Cruising
The Irish Cruising Club's acclaimed Sailing Directions, in two volumes, offer comprehensive coverage of the entire coast of Ireland, and their price has recently been reduced by £10.00 to £27.50 each (€32.50).These are the only cruising guides for the Irish…
Historic Trophy for South Pacific Dream Cruise
Cruising
An ocean cruise by a husband and wife from the shores of Galway Bay to Tahiti in the midst of the Pacific in an owner-built boat has been awarded Ireland's senior cruising trophy, the Faulkner Cup of the Irish Cruising…

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