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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

Sailing the Pacific - Leg 5 (Raiatea to Tonga via Suwarrow & Niue).
11/05/2015

Arriving in French Polynesia almost two months ago, the World ARC fleet have enjoyed cruising around the mountainous islands with their turquoise lagoons and surrounding coral reefs. Today marked the end of their time in the Society Islands as the fleet set off on their next adventure to Tonga via the remote atoll of Suwarrow (Cook Islands) and the worlds smallest independent nation,... Click here for more info..

Free Cruising & Racing in the Society Islands.
06/05/2015

During the last week, the World ARC fleet have enjoyed a free cruising period in the surrounding islands of Tahiti, the Society Islands named by Captain James Cook. The islands are split into two groups, the Leeward and Windward Islands including the famous must see destinations of Tahiti, Bora Bora and Raiatea.Following a Pacific crossing from the Galapagos Islands, many boats have been busy... Click here for more info..

Rendezvous in Tahiti.
23/04/2015

Since arrival in French Polynesia and a rendezvous in the striking Marquesas Islands, the fleet have enjoyed a free cruising period visiting the remote island group of the Tuamotus before arriving in Papeete, the capital of Tahiti. Following a long construction period of the new town marina ‘Quay des Yachts’, the World ARC fleet have been welcomed as the first yachts to use the marina boasting... Click here for more info..
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26/05/2015

Luna Quest - Tuesday, 26 May, 2015

Noon Position: 17.29S 171.31WDaily run: 70 measured milesSquall after squall played havoc with us yesterday, making it extremely difficult to set a course and the sails. All day we wrestled with the appalling weather conditions and towards the late read more...

26/05/2015

Flomaida II - Willkommen im Känguruland! Von Bundaberg nach Mackay 19.-23.5.2015

Angekommen im Känguruland, gleich in den ersten Tagen hat uns eine Kängurufamilie hautnah begrüßt und bestaunt, haben wir uns erstmal ausgeruht und neu verproviantiert, nachdem Biosecurity unsere restlichen Frischeprodukte leider mitgenommen read more...

26/05/2015

Flomaida II - Ohne Kommentar!

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26/05/2015

Exocet Strike - We're on the move again

What a fabulous place Niue is. We are so glad thatwe made sure we visited. The Polynesian and New Zealanders who live thereare just so welcoming and friendly. The Commodore of the Niue Yacht Club, Keithand his wife Sue are just so helpful, they read more...

26/05/2015

Luna Quest - Monday, 25 May, 2015

Noon Position: 17.29S 171.31WDaily run: 108 measured milesThe two foresails performed beautifully overnight giving us hope that we might make landfall on Tuesday late afternoon. However, this morning a large slow-moving squall has been shadowing us 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
It was the trip of a lifetime. Many thanks to World ARC and its personnel who made this possible.
Steve Spracher, sy Southern Cross






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Tania Aebi ARC Europe Talk

Tania Aebi spoke at the ARC Europe Rally in Bermuda last Sunday, and Andy Schell recorded it for a podcast. Tania was skippering Jojo Maria, a Beneteau on it's way back to New York from the Caribbean. During the Bermuda stopover she regaled the packed house of crew with her tales of circumnavigating in her 26-foot Contessa in the 1980's at age 18.... more info


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