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World ARC fleet arrives in Darwin. 23/08/2014

Festina Lente and Civetta II arrived in Darwin earlier today with the rest of the fleet likely to arrive over the next few days. Darwin marks the end of a free cruising period that started in Mackay during which the fleet have enjoyed cruising within the Great Barrier Reef along the north east coast of Queensland before sailing across the “top end” of Australia.On arrival in Darwin the yachts are required to undergo a Seawater Systems Treatment for the prevention of marine pests in accordance with Australian Aquatic Biosecurity. It’s a simple treatment where divers squirt a disinfectant liquid into the skin fittings of the vessels. The crews are then not to use any of the seawater systems on board for 10 hours to allow the disinfectant to work – a good excuse to enjoy a restaurant meal... Click here for more info..

A fine finish to ARC Baltic 2014 . 19/08/2014

Six weeks ago 27 yachts arrived in Kiel, Germany for the start ARC Baltic 2014, the World Cruising Clubs inaugural sailing event... Click here for more info..

Six countries, Six capitals, Six weeks. 16/08/2014

Over the last six weeks the ARC Baltic fleet have sailed close to 1800 nautical miles, visiting six countries and six capitals. The rally... Click here for more info..

Cruising the Coral Coast. 12/08/2014

The World ARC fleet have been continuing to make their own way around the east and north coasts of Australia during this free cruising... Click here for more info..

Helsinki to Stockholm. 06/08/2014

Following a period of cruising through what was for most their first experience of the Finnish Archipelago, the warm welcome received from... Click here for more info..

From Russia to the Finnish Archipelago. 29/07/2014

Three weeks on from the start of the inaugural ARC Baltic the fleet are now cruising and anchoring in the beautiful Finnish archipelago... Click here for more info..

Mackay Tour. 29/07/2014

Yesterday the fleet headed inland on an all-day tour exploring the surrounding areas of Mackay. First stop was the picturesque Finch Hatton... Click here for more info..

Mackay Prize Giving Dinner. 28/07/2014

The World ARC Welcome Party and Prize giving event was held last night at the prestigious Clarion Hotel in the Mackay Marina Village,... Click here for more info..

Crews enjoy a cold beer at the Mackay Yacht Club. 25/07/2014

Last night World ARC crews enjoyed meeting members of the Mackay Yacht Club over a few cold beers at the club bar and restaurant here in... Click here for more info..

Two weeks and five countries. 23/07/2014

The 27 boats making up the ARC Baltic fleet are now two weeks into their adventure of cruising the Baltic Sea having visited Germany,... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet nears Australia. 21/07/2014

The World ARC fleet are currently at sea approaching Australian waters. After departing Vanuatu the fleet sailed due west to a waypoint... Click here for more info..

World ARC heading out of the Pacific. 17/07/2014

Ideal conditions helped the World ARC fleet get well underway on Leg 7 of their circumnavigation as they leave astern the island of Efate in... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic in the medieval town of Visby and beyond. 16/07/2014

ARC Baltics' visit to the Visby on the western edge of the Swedish island Gotland was shorter than planned however crews certainly made the... Click here for more info..

Port Vila, Vanuatu. 16/07/2014

The World ARC fleet have been enjoying another full programme here in Port Vila; round the island tours, abseiling down waterfalls and a... Click here for more info..

John Rousmaniere, legendary sailor/writer, on 59º North Podcast. 15/07/2014

To anybody that's been near a sailboat, today's guest needs no introduction. John Rousmaniere is a legendary sailor/writer whose been in the... Click here for more info..

Wonderful Days on Tanna. 11/07/2014

It is with absolute wonder that the fleet reflect on the past few days spent in the magical village of Port Resolution on the island of... Click here for more info..

Exploring Bornholm . 10/07/2014

After arrival in Ronne on the western coast of Bornholm throughout Monday evening and Tuesday morning, the fleet have enjoyed much of what... Click here for more info..

ARC Bahamas is back!. 10/07/2014

Sailing in conjunction with the Carib1500, ARC Bahamas will depart Portsmouth, VA on the same day, cross the Gulf Stream and then divert to... Click here for more info..

Making landfall in Tanna,Vannuatu. 09/07/2014

Twenty-one yachts of the World ARC fleet have now made landfall on Tanna in southern Vannuatu. The crews will be hosted over the next few... Click here for more info..

Arrival in Bornholm. 08/07/2014

Following an early departure from Kiel due to a developing low pressure bringing high winds later today, the 27 boats that make up the ARC... Click here for more info..

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