Founded in 1980 in order to provide a safe and welcoming community where members could share their love of boating without having to hide their sexuality, the Sailing and Cruising Association has gone on to become the home of LGBT+ boating in the UK.
KSA promotes LGBTQ awareness and inclusiveness on the water. We are a diverse group welcoming to all; gay, lesbian, bisexual, straight, and transgender. Our friendly, nonjudgmental group have joined together to share new experiences on the water and to learn and grow from one another.
We are a gay and gay friendly yachting group with members from Vancouver and Vancouver Island, including the Gulf Islands.
Our Rendezvous Schedule has a number of events throughout the year, many of which can be reached by land.
The boating experience of our members ranges from the venerable 'old salt' to the complete novice.
While it's not a requirement to own a boat at present there are few crewing opportunities.
The Australian Sailing and Cruising Club is a social boating club for people of Diverse Gender and Sexuality (DGS) in Sydney and across Australia. We welcome boats and boaters of all types – sail, power, dinghy, windsurf, kite, kayak – if it floats, you’re welcome to join in!
Formed initially from a nucleus of French sailors within the S&CA, once the VCL grew large enough, the VCL was born! For over 30 years, the VCL (Sailing and Cruise in Liberty) has helped gay and lesbian people connect through their passion for the sea, cruising and water sports; welcoming beginners through to experienced skippers.
The Barbary Coast Boating Club is Northern California's premier LGBT boating experience - a club for those interested in all aspects of on-water fun. Their goal is to provide a safe environment that fosters camaraderie, fun and the enjoyment of boating and other water activities in the company of the LGBTQ & LGBTQ friendly community.
Experience sailing with other LGBT sailors in the San Francisco Bay Area, a premier destination for both exciting sailing and a vibrant LGBT community. They race and cruise, both day sails on the Bay or opportunities to sail in places around the world, on chartered boats and privately owned boats.
The Open Seas Yacht Club was founded over three decades ago by a group of gay men and women who share a love of boating and the Chesapeake Bay. Their goal is to provide a safe yachting club that fosters camaraderie, fun and the enjoyment of boating and other water activities in the company of gay men and lesbians.
The Yankee Cruising Club was founded in 1983 to bring LGBTQ boaters together to meet, make friends, and get out on the water together. We strive to be an open and friendly place for people to socialize and be themselves. You don't need a boat or any boating experience to join. We have members and events that stretch from Maine to New York.
We are members and supporters of the LGBTQ communities of Puget Sound who enjoy boating together in the Pacific Northwest. Our club was established in 1979 to provide safe and fun boating activities for our members, along with their families and guests.
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