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  • BAHAMAS NEWS

    I am posting 2 articles regarding the situation in the Bahamas.  One from SOUNDINGS and one from a person who works for the Red Cross.  The info below these articles has been passed to me from Charles Starke and Milt Baker.  There is much information regarding damage and the general situation there, however, I have no way of verifying any of the information.  Help is surely very much in need, however, I suggest you use your own descretion as to how you provide your help… Read more

  • Chan Reis

    ​​​​​​​Making iPhone Videos in Support of the Newport Bermuda Race

    ​​​​​​​Retired sailboat racer and Cruising Club of America member Chan Reis is sharing his talent for storytelling and imagery with sailors following in his wake. Here’s how he does it without fancy video gear—shooting and editing the whole production on his iPhone 8. Read more
  • One boat going fast

    What are you doing this summer?

    Many members have plans, great and small. Cruising, Racing, or just messing about with boats.  Share yours with your fellow members and see the results here.

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  • Safety at Sea

    We are all interested in the lessons to be learned from the recent over board events.  Here is a link to the report from the Chicago -Mac race tragedy.  

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  • Logo

    Boston Station to host CCA Fall Meeting

    The Boston Station will host the club-wide Fall Meeting this Oct. 10-12.

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  • Screen Shot

    Announcing the new CCA website

    The new and improved CCA website is here, and we hope you find it reflects our values: making adventurous use of the sea, sharing our experiences, and helping our fellow voyagers.

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  • Side shot of Oaxaca

    Man Overboard!

    S/V Oaxaca, skippered and navigated by CCA Members Michael Moradzadeh and Liz Baylis, experienced a MOB emergency in the 2019 California Offshore Week. The person, a highly experienced and well-known professional sailor, was recovered safely.

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  • Weather Chart

    Weather Course Video Available for Viewing

    Our highly successful all-day weather seminar is available in video form. Presented by acclaimed experts including Frank Bohlen, Lee Chesneau, and more, this series provides a comprehensive overview and drill-down into many aspects of coastal and offshore weather. Attendees agreed that this was time well spent. Please enjoy these videos and feel free to share them. Read more
  • Liferaft testing

    Offshore Safety; Making a difference

    CCA member Mark Lenci has worked with the Newport-Bermuda race and other race organizers to expand the availability and content of the Safety at Sea seminars. Read more
  • Stern shot

    Family Afloat: Focus on What’s Important

    Every sailing family has a different approach to developing their life together on the water. Here’s how Alec and Erin Brainerd are doing it. Read more
  • Bermuda Report to Annual Meeting

    Bermuda Ralph Richardson
    Reports- CCA Board Meeting March 1, 2019

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  • The family gets its medal

    CCA Announces Major Awards

    The Awards Committee, with the approval of the Board, has selected a raft of eminent sailors as recipients of our major awards. These include Blue Water Medal - Bruce Halabisky and Tiffany Loney, Far Horizons Award - Stan Honey, Young Voyager Award - Ellen and Seth Leonard, Richard S. Nye Award – Steve and Linda Dashew, and Ernie Godshalk and Ann Noble-Kiley for the Royal Cruising Club Trophy, and the Vilas Literary Prize will be presented to Jim and Jean Foley. Read more