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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”

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18/04/2014

Firefly - Passage to Moorea

Our night crossing proved quite eventful but generally lacking in wind. We managed a few hours of sailing interspersed will long periods of motoring. David saw the moon rise and it was red in colour; we were forewarned of this rare phenomenon by read more...

17/04/2014

American Spirit II - Day 103; Tuomoto Islands Summary, Departed Rangiroa to Moorea, Almost Whale Collision?, Lightning & Full Orange Moon Rise; Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Since we're leaving Rangiroa this morning early, I thought I'd summarize my thoughts regarding the Tuomotos Archipelago, or Dangerous Archipelago. We visited two atolls, Ahe and Rangiroa; entering and leaving thru passes with a lot of current; as read more...

17/04/2014

American Spirit II - Day 102; Trip to Passe de Avatoru, Stephen's Dive in Passe de Avatoru, Beach Party and Getting Ready to Depart; Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Rain squall at 4:04 AM. High winds. Had to close hatches to keep rain out.Up at 7:00 AM; and took Stephen to Top Dive in dingy at 7:50 AM. Once back at the boat at 8:10 AM put laundry up to dry on life lines. Stephen's dive trip to Passe de Avatoru read more...

17/04/2014

American Spirit II - Day 101; Laundry, Drift Snorkel in Passe de Tiputa , How to Climb Back into a Dingy and French Dinner Ashore; Monday, April 14, 2014

Steve up at 6:30 AM. I got up 7:00 AM. Early breakfast because Stephen, whose handle is 'The Diver,' had an 8:00 AM dive today. After dropping Stephen off in the dingy at Top Dive, I dingied over to Folie a Deux and then Nexus; planning today's read more...

16/04/2014

Firefly - Heading for Moorea

The last day at Rangiroa was spent diving the two passes, seeing more dolphins , sharks and a variety of tropical fish. David is an experienced hand at diving but for Paul and Peter after 10 dives are gradually gaining experience and confidence. At read more...


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A Truly Marquesan Welcome. 03/04/2014

Thirty Five crews of the World ARC fleet came ashore at Taioha’e Bay on the island of Nuku Hiva today, for an afternoon and evening of local... more info


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Sailors encouraged to join project to track effects of climate change on the world’s oceans

Cruising sailors are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate change. The public science project will measure the amount of phytoplankton, minute organisms at the very start of the marine food chain, currently residing in the world’s oceans.

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