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Dinghy Cruising Association has a full programme of rallies for 2024

by Chris Forrest 4 May 19:28 BST
My first overnighter got me hooked - Dinghy Cruising Association © Mark Tinkler

The Dinghy Cruising Association has a full programme of rallies for 2024. There are dozens of get-togethers throughout the British Isles and also in France, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, The South and East Baltic and North America.

See the schedule at

These are informal events, there’s no safety boat cover, no race officer, no pressure, just a few like minded sailors taking a chill pill, cruisin’ around up and down rivers, lakes and estuaries maybe for a long picnic lunch, maybe also with an overnight stop.

Each rally is organised by people who know those waters and have timed things to best work the tides - and pub opening times.

There's probably a rally near you or in a place you've always wanted to sail.

Please check us out and we look forward to cruising with you.

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