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Welcome to our Bluewater Cruising Community!

The mission of Bluewater Cruising Association is to foster seamanship and friendship for people with an active interest in offshore cruising.  We achieve this by providing a forum for communication and information exchange among members through regular meetings, social events, courses and especially, the Association's widely acclaimed publication, "Currents".


Education is a cornerstone of the Association. We teach aspiring offshore sailors how to prepare themselves and their boats for sailing beyond protected coastal waters. Sail around Vancouver Island, to Mexico, to Bora Bora or around the world! We can help you realize your offshore sailing dreams with the appropriate marine courses, a focus group of sailors like you getting ready to go, an offshore trial voyage and guidance from experienced mentors.  To learn more, please press the blue Education button on the left -  side of the page.

BCA's membership is diverse and includes a wide range of experience: "Doners", who have returned home after completing an offshore passage; "Doers", who are still out there cruising; and "Dreamers", who are considering or actively planning an offshore adventure.


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Thinking of sailing offshore ? 
But you would like to know what it's like out there before cracking the sheets ?

Have you thought of connecting with one of our BCA MENTORS.

These BCA volunteers freely offer their offshore wisdom.

Check out our BCA MENTOR program HERE

Members' Cruising Blogs

With the kind help of a few BCA volunteers
we've put together this new page on the site.

A collection of our members' cruising blogs

Come have a look and share their sailing experiences


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Latest News

23/07/2014 » 02/09/2014
Calgary Club Night September 2, 2014

Victoria Club Night: Offshore Cruiser Forum

Mid-Island September Club Night

Victoria Docking For Women Sept 20 - SOLD OUT

Victoria Docking for Women Sept 27

BCA August Rendez-vous

Let's send off the 2014 Fleet in style with a fun Caribbean celebration!  Wear your best Caribbean attire and be prepared for a great weekend. Weather will be sunny and warm!

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