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SSCA Launches Fleet Map

SSCA has launched a new fleet locator for members!  This new member benefit is being sponsored by Cruise RO Water so be sure to thank them for their support.  You can find the locator at or under the Membership menu on the website Homepage after logging onto the site.  The locator is based on your boat’s MMSI number and in order for your boat to be displayed on the map, you need to make sure your boat’s MMSI number is saved in your member profile and that you are reporting your position to MarineTraffic.comLearn More

Are Your Photos Contest Worthy?

The 2019 photo contest is now open and runs through October.  Find out all the details and learn how to submit your photos and cast your vote for the current month's contest.  Read More

s/v Aurora

Trans-Atlantic Cruisers' Net Launched for This Spring

The Trans-Atlantic Cruisers' Net which began last year resumed operation on May 7th and is continuing through the traditional crossing season.    All cruisers are invited to check into the Net.  Cruisers do not have to be SSCA members to utilize the service.  This service will take position reports, do phone patches to family/friends, medical or mechanical professionals or conduct Internet searches.  To learn more about the Net, click here.

s/v Cloudy Bay

Nominate Someone for an SSCA Award

SSCA is now accepting award nominations for its seven award categories.  The nomination deadline is July 31, 2019.  Read More

Join Fellow Cruisers for Open Blue Water Boat Weekend

The Open Blue Water Boat Weekend is a three-day event being held in association with the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA), the Salty Dawg Sailing Association (SDSA), and the Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) to bring like-minded cruisers together for a series of seminars broadly focused on the cruising lifestyle as well as social activities. The event is being held at the Essex Yacht Club in Essex, CT June 21-23, 2019. For more event and registration details, check out the Open Blue Water Boat Weekend page.

s/v Pandora

Penobscot Bay Gam:  July 26th-27th

The 29th annual Penobscot Bay Gam will return to the Maine Sail Power & Steam Museum this July.  The traditional dinghy raft-up will be held on Friday afternoon, July 26th and the gam will be held on Saturday, July 27th.  Brian Perkins of the Marine Stewardship Council will be the featured speaker.  For more information and to register, go to the Penobscot Bay Gam page.

Annapolis Gam:  Sept. 27th-29th

The 33rd annual Annapolis Gam is returning to the Maryland Yacht Club in Pasadena, MD for the second year.  Activities will begin with an optional dinghy raft-up, potluck and Heading South discussion on Friday followed by two full days of sessions, including a new DIY track.  John Kretschmer, author of Sailing to the Edge of Time, will be the keynote speaker.  For more information on the gam and to register, go to the Annapolis Gam page.

Living on a Water Planet Rick PetersonAfter a Crossing from Portugal to Curacao
Rick & Julie Peterson, s/v Believe

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