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Ene'io Botanical Gardens. 13/06/2014

World ARC crews visit some fantastic and beautiful places and meet some friendly and interesting people. For several years the World ARC fleets have visited the Ene’io Beach Botanical Gardens as they have passed through the Vava’u Islands of the Kingdom of Tonga. The gardens display an interesting collection of plant and fruit species from right across the South Pacific and in recognition of the long-established association between the founder of Ene’io Beach and World ARC, World Cruising Club will sponsor part of the garden for the next three years.Haniteli Fa’anunu grew up in the area of Ene’io Beach before he left to study Tropical Agriculture at the University of Hawaii. During his teenage years he began working some land and planting species from other countries. On returning to... Click here for more info..

59º North Podcast: Mentally Preparing to go Offshore. 12/06/2014

Welcome back! This week is a seminar Andy recorded at the Cruiser's University in Annapolis during the Spring Sailboat Show. People talk... Click here for more info..

Paul & Sheryl Shard of 'Distant Shores TV' on the 59º North podcast. 14/05/2014

Carib 1500 event manager Andy Schell chatted with Paul & Sheryl Shard of the popular Distant Shores TV series from Bermuda. The Shard's... Click here for more info..

59º North Sailing Podcast with Farr Yacht Design. 01/05/2014

Episode 23 is Patrick Shaughnessy, President of Farr Yacht Design. Caribbean 1500 event manager Andy Schell spoke to Patrick in his office... Click here for more info..

How the America's Cup came to the Caribbean 1500. 15/04/2014

by Andy Schell2014 will mark the 25th edition of the Caribbean 1500. It’s now officially branded the ARC Caribbean 1500, ostensibly to have... Click here for more info..

Sailors encouraged to join project to track effects of climate change on the world’s oceans. 28/03/2014

Cruising sailors are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate... Click here for more info..

TeamSurv – mapping the world’s oceans. 28/03/2014

World Cruising Club boat owners invited to join an ambitious project and help map the world’s coastal waters with a simple data-logger on... Click here for more info..

World ARC Next Stop: The Marquesas Islands. 10/03/2014

The Marquesas fall naturally into two geographical divisions: the northern group centered around the large island of Nuka Hiva and the... Click here for more info..

An Interview with Weems & Plath. 06/03/2014

Andy Schell sat down with Peter Trogdon, owner of the traditional navigation company Weems & Plath in January in Annapolis. They talked... Click here for more info..

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. 09/02/2014

The World ARC fleet left Panama and its heading to Galapagos Islands. This will be a unique experience for most of the World ARC... Click here for more info..

59 Degrees North Podcast: The Ideal Ocean Sailing Yacht, with John Harries. 03/01/2014

John Harries of Attainable Adventure Cruising chatted with Andy to announce news of the 'Adventure 40' ocean sailing yacht. John has many,... Click here for more info..

Why do the Rally?. 20/12/2013

In it’s 27th year, the popularity of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has never been higher. 2013 marked the first-ever ARC+ rally, which saw... Click here for more info..

UPDATED: Breakages & Jury Rigs on the ARC Atlantic Crossing. 15/12/2013

Any Atlantic crossing is as much a test of boats and gear as it is a test of mental fortitude, and the 2013 ARC was no exception. There was... Click here for more info..

Unusual Weather Pattern Challenges 2013 ARC Fleet. 11/12/2013

Year to year, the dock-talk among ARC crew inevitably turns to the weather, and 2013 is certainly no different. And what’s on everyone’s... Click here for more info..

Exploring Saint Lucia . 08/12/2013

Exploring Saint LuciaRising like an emerald tooth from the flat Caribbean Sea, St Lucia definitely grabs your attention. Glossed over as... Click here for more info..

Provisioning for the crossing. 22/11/2013

Provisioning for an Atlantic crossing can be a daunting and time consuming task. ARC seminars on the subject were extremely popular and many... Click here for more info..

25 Multihulls Set for ARC Crossing. 22/11/2013

25 multihulls are moored in the Vela Latina basin in the Muelle Deportivo, busy preparing for their Atlantic crossing with the ARC. Amongst... Click here for more info..

ARC Kinder Club. 19/11/2013

Kamen in den vergangenen Jahren die ARC-Kinder meist aus Skandinavien, sind dieses Jahr 6 Boote aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum mit der ARC... Click here for more info..

Schooling at sea. 16/11/2013

The ARC has always been a family affair, with cruisers from all backgrounds coming together for this annual transatlantic migration.... Click here for more info..

Tips for Two-up. 15/11/2013

Fifteen ARC boats will be sailing doublehanded this year - with just two people onboard. On Thursday Evening there was a workshop for those... Click here for more info..

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