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The Sailing and Cruising Association is the largest group for LGBT+ sailors in the UK and confidently claims to be the home of gay sailing in the UK. In addition the S&CA has strong affiliations with overseas LGBT+ sailing groups who come together annually. Membership Benefits include:

  • Membership of the UK’s largest network of LGBT+ sailors
  • Online Membership Directory – searchable for people and boats in your area
  • NewsBuoy Newsletter – published at least twice a year
  • Regular email updates for forthcoming events
  • Invitation to participate in the many S&CA organised events on and off the water
  • Access to the S&CA Website Members Area
  • Access to the S&CA Facebook Group and Crew Match Group
  • Ability to purchase S&CA merchandised goods


Subscriptions are paid annually. Your membership will be due for renewal exactly one year after the first day of the month following your joining date.

Joint Membership reflects reduced costs for postage of NewsBuoy to the same address. Each joint member has one vote at meetings.

  • Individual Member: £15.00
  • Joint Membership: £25.00 (for two people residing at the same address)

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