The Caribbean Marine Association (CMA) is a regional association geared towards the development of the yachting industry within the Caribbean. 


To enhance, develop and promote the yachting industry and all other related activities and services within the Caribbean region.

To compile and share experience, ideas and information and to improve  international communications between all members and other related organisations.

To encourage all within the yachting industry to adopt best practices and standards that are designed to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of the Caribbean waters, the Caribbean environment and the nautical tourism experience.

To offer non-political advice and assist all Caribbean government, regional tourism organisations and other NGOs on policies and challenges which influence the yachting industry.

In countries where Marine Associations do not exist, to encourage and assist in the formation of a Marine Association.

Immediate plans for the CMA include a comprehensive marketing and promotional plan to increase awareness of the Caribbean as the premier cruising destination, a membership drive and an expansion of the national marine associations and related businesses.

There are four categories of membership - Full Members comprising national Marine Associations, Business Members, Individual Members and Honorary Members.  There are thirty seven Caribbean countries which are eligible join the Caribbean Marine Association plus many hundreds of companies and individuals.


For a list of the current Caribbean Marine Association Directors and their contact details go to CMA/Formation on the menu above.


CMA Update
Date: 6th September, 2018
Caribbean Marine Association Today

TBT Sales Prosecuted
Date: 9th October, 2014
Executives of Sea Hawk Paints, Florida, plead guilty to selling banned TBT paints and are heavily fined.

Monserrat joins the CMA
Date: 23rd January, 2014
The CMA expands further with the addition of Montserrat to its membership


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