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Published On 4/12/2023
Learn how you can participate in this year's contest.
Check out the Photo Contest Menu page, and send in your favorite photographs. Winners are on cover of Cruiser Bulletin. Overall winner selected at the Annual Meeting, and is published in Waterway Guide.
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Published On 9/1/2023
Join SSCA for our online webinars providing current updates on topics of interest for cruisers heading to the Tropics. Learn what is happening in the locations you may sail in the future. These are complementary webinars for members and non-members. SSCA series such as Easier and Safer Cruising, Cirumnavigators Summit as well as informational style webinars on topics such as weather, best practices, boat surveys by Curtis Stokes, Weather by Marine Weather Center, and much more can be found on our SSCA Youtube Channel. We also host a Cruising Station Host Update at the start of various seasons, with the most recent focusing on the Caribbean. Weather with Chris Parker is a must
September 21st, at 7 PM eastern. Find registration links on the SSCA Event Calendar. Marine Weather Center registration is here:
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Published On 9/1/2023
SSCA announces 2023 Florida GAM will be located at Melbourne Florida, November 10-12, 2023. Venue is Melbourne'se Front Street Civic Center, with picnic area, dinghy dock, parking, all on the ICW. See details in the SSCA Cruisers Bulletin. Watch for registration opening September 15 at

Plan to join SSCA with Key Note Speakers Commodores Dave and Sherry McCampbell( Listen. learn and share with our speakers such as Chris Parker(, Commodore Scott Berg, Commodore Addison Chan (BahamasLandandSea) along with other speakers on a host of topics on charts, passages, destinations and more.
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Published On 9/1/2023
SSCA CSH Series: Caribbean Status Fall 2023!
Join us for an interactive session with our Seven Seas Cruising Association Cruising Station Hosts. The goal is for hosts to inform of the most recent status, offer suggestions and guidence for Caribbean (or Pacific) passaging. This is one of a series of informational webinars to help our cruising audience in regards to the Caribbean situation for this coming season. Join hosts who may join us from Trindad, Dominican Republic, Colombia and Panama to name a few. Of course other areas are possible, as well. Join Us! Note that after registering, you will receive an email with a link with attendance details.

When: Oct 5, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: SSCA CSH Series: Caribbean Status!
Register in advance for this webinar:
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Published On 8/9/2023
Join us for Seven Seas Cruising Association’s 36th Annual Chesapeake Bay GAM from September 29th thru October 1, 2023. Formally the Annapolis GAM, the change reflects the growing number of bay cruisers and cruisers who congreate in the Chesapeake Bay waiting to head south or east down the ICW or offshore to points east and south. The Seven Seas Cruising Association event will be held at Maryland Yacht Club (MYC) in Pasadena, Maryland. Speakers specifically focused on your boating and cruising neews will join us to talk about cruising How Tos for both new and experienced voyagers. Registration open at There is a set number of attendees allowed, so register early.
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Published On 6/1/2023
Due to the success of the most recent SSCA Bahama Gathering, Black Point, 2024 date has been scheduled for March 15-17. Friday to Sunday.
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Published On 3/9/2023
Dave and Sherry McCampbell discuss the advantages of using satellite imagery with OpenCPN for close-in navigation in remote areas.

All Cruisers' Workshop articles can be found on the SSCA website in the Document Library and accessed from the Publication Menu's Cruisers' Workshop page as well. The McCampbell article may be found in the workshop's Navigation and Underway section.
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