The Cruising Association (CA) is acknowledged as the leading organisation for sail and motor cruisers, with over 6,400 members around the world.

Whether you’re just starting out and cruising in UK waters, planning to journey under power along the inland waterways of Europe or a seasoned boat owner heading for more distant shores and blue water sailing, the benefits of Cruising Association membership are many and varied. The CA is your most valuable, knowledgeable and practical cruising asset, providing information, online tools and resources to members. We are here to help you on your cruising journey – wherever you are in the world.

Members can access comprehensive cruising expertise on the CA website, in CA publications and across our community. We provide services including CAptain’s Mate app, forums, events and socials, regulatory expertise, ports and pilotage information, London Clubhouse, marine discount partners, newsletters, quarterly ‘Cruising’ magazine and much more.

Join the CA during Southampton Boat Show and receive a 10% discount on your first year’s membership when paying by Direct Debit.

Well-known names associated with the CA include HRH The Princess Royal and the CA’s Patron, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, and Honorary Members including Mike Golding, Tom Cunliffe, Jeanne Socrates and Don Street, amongst others.

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