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World ARC



Starting from Saint Lucia and Australia, World ARC is the voyage of a lifetime. A 26000 NM tradewind circumnavigation with our team in every port ensuring a warm welcome.
World ARC is a mix of cruising in company and free time to explore. Make a full circumnavigation or sail half a rally. The pace keeps the fleet together, enjoying the shore-side activities as a group, while staying with the best weather. Families with children, retirees or a ‘grown up gap year’ - all are welcome as part of World ARC. Our dedicated rally team ensure you make the most of your time ashore, and provide peace of mind at sea.
“Bill and I will remember this trip every day of our lives. It has been a life changing experience”


RALLY NEWS

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 crossing of the Pacific Ocean. From Panama through Galapagos, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Niue, Tonga, Fiji and Vanuatu participants have relished the beautiful and many varied island nations that make up the South Pacific “Coconut Trail”. There is a real... 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 clearances with Australian Customs and Quarantine. JUNO was first across the finish line yesterday evening followed by BRIZO about 7 hours later, themselves closely followed by MAKENA crossing the line within the next hour.The finish line is located at the... 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 Mackay, Australia. The start line was between the Port and Starboard lateral markers across the entrance of Port Vila Bay and a 15 knot easterly made for a brisk downwind start. With expectation the winds could build there were no coloured sails however the... Click here for more info..
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28/07/2015

Firefly - Duck Billed Platypus at Eungella National Park

Firefly moored up to the Q dock in Mackay on Wednesday 22nd July at 2000. Aretha had arrived a couple of hours before and a few hours after us, Garlix and Hugur also came in. Despite being advised against any boat to boat social interactions while read more...

28/07/2015

Exody - Days 192-198 : Waves, Wind, Wallabies and Winter Sales

The wind kept on building on Tuesday 21st and much of the day we were in 25 to 35 knots with gusts topping 40 knots accompanied by horizontal rain and very poor visibility - the waves and swell were large but not uncomfortable on the rear quarter. read more...

24/07/2015

Luna Quest - Thursday 22nd July and Friday 23rd July, 2015

Noon Position: 20.50S 149.49EDaily run: 139 logged miles since yesterday and 121 logged miles the day beforeYesterday marked the first good day since leaving Vanuatu other than the first day. The sun tried to come out and the wind settled to a read more...

23/07/2015

Flomaida II - Darwin vom 6.7.-25.7.2015

Nachdem unser Schiffchen mal wieder von einem Taucher der Bio Security begutachtet wurde, durften wir in die Marina per Schleuse wie in Panama. Ebbe und Hochwasser haben hier ca 7 m Unterschied. Man hat hier Angst, dass eine besonders aggressive read more...

22/07/2015

Luna Quest - Wednesday, 22 July, 2015

Noon Position: 19.34S 153.17EDaily run: 135 logged milesYesterday afternoon the ESE winds reached gale force sending Luna Quest on a wild run west with a minimum of Genoa out. Squall after squall brought rain and unpredictable winds often turning read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
Just a short note to express our gratitude and thanks for the terrific service we are enjoying from you and your staff. I had little idea what to expect being fairly new to this sailing lark, and we blindly paid in advance trusting that you would deliver. You certainly have done! Whilst, we were building our businesses, we had many sayings and quotes and one of my favourites was always to exceed your client’s expectations no matter how high or low. You have certainly achieved that for us and we do thank you.
Steve Rodwell, sy Kasuje
Thanks again for helping us with this and for supporting our circumnavigation!  We really would not have done it without the WARC Rally.

Warm regards,
Cathy Simon
S/V Celebrate
Thanks again for helping us and for supporting our circumnavigation! We really would not have done it without the World ARC Rally.

Warm regards,
Cathy Simon
S/V Celebrate


Cathy Simon - S/V Celebrate






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