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Atlantic Rally for Cruisers awarded the Medalla de Oro by the City of Las Palmas. 25/06/2015

The Ayuntamiento de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Palmas City Hall) has honoured the ARC with the city’s prestigious Medalla de Oro (Gold Medal) marking the 30th anniversary of the world’s most popular sailing rally and its contribution to the city’s maritime profile. The official Awards Ceremony was held on 23rd June at the Perez Galdós Theatre, as part of the Foundational Festivities of the Capital City of Gran Canaria. Andrew Bishop, Managing Director of World Cruising Club accepted the award from the Mayor of Las Palmas City, Augusto Hidalgo, to rapturous applause.Each year since the ARC was first held in 1986, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has hosted the 200-boat fleet for their pre-rally preparations and spectacular start, providing the city with economic and tourism benefits from... Click here for more info..

World Cruising Club join the PBO Ask the Experts Live at the Beaulieu Boat Jumble 2015. 17/04/2015

Hear our top-tips for preparing your boat for bluewater cruisingMeet the team from World Cruising ClubThe annual Beaulieu... Click here for more info..

Bluewater Open Boat Weekend 2015. 08/04/2015

More than just a boat show, more than a seminar, and more than simply a cruiser rendezvous; the Bluewater Open Boat Weekend is a truly... Click here for more info..

ARC 2014 Photo Competition - Vote for your favourite image on Facebook. 25/03/2015

Over 300 photos were submitted by crews for the ARC 2014 Photo Competition and the entries this year certainly captured all aspects of ocean... Click here for more info..

Experts share their cruising knowledge. 07/01/2015

Feedback from our boat show based Ocean Cruising Forum proves how useful the two-hour session is for those thinking about their future... Click here for more info..

An emotional finale to ARC 2014. 21/12/2014

Last evenings Prize Giving ceremony marked the close of ARC 2014. Despite it’s finality however, it also marked the start of the winter... Click here for more info..

‘Knotty’ or Nice: ARC staff join in the Costume Party. 19/12/2014

The annual costume party in Saint Lucia is usually the biggest party of the week (save for tomorrow’s prizegiving), and last night’s was... Click here for more info..

Pool party for the family boats in Saint Lucia. 18/12/2014

Since the arrival of Frisco and Louise late last evening, all’s been quiet on the berthing front around IGY Rodney Bay Marina. It will... Click here for more info..

IGY General Manager’s Party & Argalleiro's Uncanny Timing. 17/12/2014

Last night kicked off the second week of ARC 2014 here in Saint Lucia. The biggest party on the programme thus far got underway on the lawn... Click here for more info..

Dyssel’s Eventful Arrival. 16/12/2014

We’ve cracked the 150-yacht mark here in Saint Lucia just as the clock has ticked past 22 days since the start of ARC 2014. It’s almost... Click here for more info..

Later Arrivals get the Biggest Welcome. 15/12/2014

Sometimes it pays to be at the back of the fleet.Arguably the best part about the ARC is that it’s not in fact a race, and being last is... Click here for more info..

Arrivals Slow Down; Plus, The Three Phases of an Atlantic Crossing. 14/12/2014

“Bahati, Bahati, this is the ARC Finishing Line Sophie. Is that you we see sailing around Pigeon Island?”“Sophie, this is Bahati. Yes, that... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia Celebrates National Day; plus a Turkish Coincidence. 13/12/2014

Despite some overnight showers and squalls, Saturday morning dawned bright and clear on December 13, Saint Lucia’s National Day. In Rodney... Click here for more info..

Marina busy with arrivals. 12/12/2014

The gorgeous, dark blue Royal Huisman ketch Thula arrived into Rodney Bay Marina earlier this morning to a greeting from Alex the steel pan... Click here for more info..

Beach Party Wraps Up ARC+ For Another Year. 11/12/2014

For sailors on the ARC+ route of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, last night’s prize-giving ceremony in Saint Lucia marked the end of their... Click here for more info..

Waves of arrivals at Rodney Bay Marina. 10/12/2014

A busy morning of ARC arrivals was offset by a quieter afternoon for the team of yellowshirts in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia today. More than a... Click here for more info..

Scarlet Oyster & Captain Blind Fight for a Close Finish. 09/12/2014

The Racing Division doesn’t get much tighter than the battle between veterans Scarlet Oyster and Captain Blind. Both yachts finished early... Click here for more info..

The ARC+ Parties & the ARC Fleet Parks. 08/12/2014

The winds cooperated for the ARC+. All 49 boats in the Cape Verde fleet completed the 2,000-mile crossing quickly enough to make it into IGY... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Fleet All-in and Welcomed to Saint Lucia. 07/12/2014

Following a steady stream of ARC+ yachts completing the course during last week, there was huge noise, applause and congratulations today as... Click here for more info..

ARC Course Record broken for 2nd year running. 03/12/2014

Leopard by Finland finishes ARC 2014 in 08 days 14 hours 39 minutes and 51 seconds.Unprecedented in the 29 year history of the Atlantic... Click here for more info..

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