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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 little to no wind the light sea breeze was very welcome relief to the hot and humid conditions at the start. First across the line was Garlix closely followed by Luna Quest. Garlix, an XP44, revelled in the light wind conditions, establishing a commanding lead over the heavier yachts as the fleet sailed north west out of Darwin Harbour. A number of friends and family members of the Australian catamaran Chat Eau Bleu cheered and waved from the starting platform as Chat Eau Bleu, who have joined World ARC here in Darwin, say fare well to their home country and embark on their World ARC adventure to the Caribbean.En route to Lombok on this 920 nautical mile... 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..

Kangaroos on the beach. 25/07/2015

With the entire World ARC fleet now safely berthed in Mackay Marina crews are reflecting on the magnitude of having completed an entire... Click here for more info..

From Visby to St. Petersburg. 23/07/2015

The ARC Baltic fleet have been sailing together for over two weeks, gradually making their way east exploring the Baltic States. Since... Click here for more info..

World ARC arrives down under!. 22/07/2015

After a particularly fast passage the first few yachts of the World ARC fleet are now berthed in Mackay Marina and currently undergoing... Click here for more info..

Into the Pacific for the last time. 16/07/2015

16 yachts from the World ARC fleet are heading out into the Pacific Ocean for the last time as they commence Leg 7, Port Vila, Vanuatu to... Click here for more info..

Port Villa, Vanuatu. 14/07/2015

For the last few days the World ARC fleet have been enjoying the comforts of Yachting World Marina in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Following the... Click here for more info..

Gathering in Visby. 13/07/2015

The ARC Baltic fleet have made good progress following the delayed departure from the Island of Bornholm due to some strong westerly winds.... Click here for more info..

Tanna after Cyclone Pam. 11/07/2015

17 Yachts from the World ARC fleet sailed from Musket Cove, Fiji to Port Resolution on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. The first yachts in... Click here for more info..

Farewell Fiji. 04/07/2015

At 1100 this morning the World ARC fleet crossed the start line commencing Leg 6 of their circumnavigations; Musket Cove, Fiji to Port... Click here for more info..

Arrival in Bornholm. 07/07/2015

The second edition of ARC Baltic has got off to a windy yet sunny start! Following four days of preparations in the new start port of... Click here for more info..