A message from the crew at SSCA;
About the Seven Seas
Founded in 1952 in Coronado, California
by the crews of six live-aboard sailboats, SSCA has grown to
be the world's largest non-profit, international organization
supporting the cruising community, with nearly 10,000 members.
The original founders shared their voyaging experiences in letters
that they copied and sent to one another; thus began the Commodores'
Bulletin, which, over the years, has evolved into a monthly,
fifty-page publication filled with the latest cruising information.
The Bulletin is now available to members online, with an annual
CD in lieu of paper issues for active cruisers who don't want
mail forwarded to them underway.
Members organize informal gatherings,
called "Gams," wherever cruisers congregate. Annual
events include the SSCA Convention and General Meeting in Melbourne,
FL (in November) which features instructional seminars and workshops
aimed to help boaters acquire skills for safe cruising. 2007
will bring a new educational workshop series held around the
US. Over eighty SSCA Cruising Stations worldwide welcome members
and are a great source of local information. Members proudly
fly their burgees at anchor, and pledge to follow the SSCA clean
wake policy: to respect others and our environment, so that those
who follow in their wake will be warmly welcomed. You can learn
more about SSCA and join by clicking on the Crossed Burgees above.