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World ARC Fleet - Mid Indian Ocean. 06/10/2015

Leaving the Cocos (Keeling) Islands described by Eric on yacht ‘Luna Quest’ as being “pristinely clean where coral lives in an unpolluted environment”, the fleet have made good progress on their 2350 nautical mile passage towards Mauritius.As in 2014, the 14 yachts participating in the rally this year are experiencing good winds, setting them up for another quick crossing. Despite the favourable winds, the reputation of the Indian Ocean with its confused sea state is keeping crews entertained whilst making good mileage each day. “Exody is romping over the Indian Ocean at well over seven knots on a reach with double reefed main and single reefed genny. The sea and long deep swell is impressive - sparkling white waves, sometimes translucent aquamarine, over deep blue.” – Peter,... Click here for more info..

Meet the WCC Team at the Annapolis Boat Show, 2015. 10/09/2015

The Annapolis Boat Show takes place as usual in October, from 8-12 October in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show... Click here for more info..

World ARC heads out into the Indian Ocean. 29/09/2015

The World ARC fleet departed the Cocos (Keeling) Islands this morning, embarking on the second longest passage of their circumnavigations, a... Click here for more info..

Cocos (Keeling) Islands - an unspoilt paradise. 21/09/2015

Following a relatively short stop over in Christmas Island the fleet are currently sailing towards Cocos (Keeling) Islands. An unspoilt and... Click here for more info..

Christmas Island - A natural wonder. 17/09/2015

After sailing some 620NM from Lombok the World ARC fleet are currently moored in Flying Fish Cove at Christmas Island for a brief 48... Click here for more info..

New ARC Channel Islands 2016 Rally - Open for Registration. 13/09/2015

Following the successful launch at the Southampton Boat Show on 13th September, World Cruising Club are pleased to announce that entries are... Click here for more info..

Enjoying Lombok. 13/09/2015

After completing what turned out to be a very light wind leg from Darwin, the World ARC fleet have been enjoying a relaxing stopover here in... Click here for more info..

New for World ARC route, Lombok. 07/09/2015

This year for the first time the route of World ARC includes a visit to Lombok, Indonesia. Lombok, replacing the Bali stopover, can be... Click here for more info..

Southampton Boat Show 2015. 28/08/2014

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 11-20 September in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new boat... Click here for more info..

World ARC Start from Darwin. 01/09/2015

The World ARC fleet commenced Leg 9, Darwin to Lombok, this morning under bright blue skies in light westerly winds. After a morning of... Click here for more info..

Jumping Crocodiles. 29/08/2015

Thursday World ARC participants greatly enjoyed a tour to see ‘jumping crocodiles’ on the Adelaide River. The tour commenced with a stop at... Click here for more info..

Sailing across the Top End of Australia. 25/08/2015

Since late July the World ARC fleet have been on free cruising period, enjoying the many delights of the Whitsunday Islands and cruising... Click here for more info..

Meet World Cruising Club at the Open Yard Weekend – Orust, Sweden. 19/08/2015

Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson from the World Cruising Team will be at the annual Open Yard show at Orust, Sweden this coming weekend from... Click here for more info..

Invitation to the launch of ARC Channel Islands 2016 in association with RYA Active Marina. 17/08/2015

World Cruising Club are delighted to be joining forces with RYA Active Marina and Practical Boat Owner magazine to offer both novice and... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic 2015 - An end to a fulfilling six weeks. 18/08/2015

Six weeks ago the ARC Baltic 2015 fleet departed the new start port of Yachthafen Hohe Düne in Warnemünde, Germany for the second edition of... Click here for more info..

Sailing through the Finnish archipelago. 12/08/2015

After departure from Helsinki in the spectacle of a parade of sail, the ARC Baltic fleet set sail to enjoy the beautiful Finish archipelago.... Click here for more info..

Helsinki - A stopover to remember. 06/08/2015

Berthing at the largest and oldest registered yacht club in Finland (Nyländska Jaktklubben), the ARC Baltic fleet were in for a treat... Click here for more info..

Baltic 4 Nations in Bornholm. 05/08/2015

Baltic 4 Nations crews gathered in Svanemøllen marina, Copenhagen on 25th July for the two week rally around the southern Baltic. A welcome... Click here for more info..

Cruising in Portugal Seminar at the Southampton Boat Show. 27/07/2015

Join us for a special seminar on Sunday 13th September 2015 from 0900 to 1100 at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton. Free to... Click here for more info..

Experiencing St. Petersburg. 27/07/2015

The ARC Baltic stopover in St. Petersburg hasn’t been one to disappoint. Living up to the city and rally expectation, a mixture of culture... Click here for more info..