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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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02/10/2014

Sweet Pearl - Cocos Islands -->Mauritius - 4.Tag - Regen, Regen, Regen

Regen, Regen, Regen...ansonsten gibts nicht viel Neues hier. Wir kommen voran, aber es ist ein nasses Vorankommen. Hoffen dass es morgen oder spätestens übermorgen besser wird. Der Wind ist noch immer sehr wechselhaft, aber das sollte sich dann read more...

02/10/2014

American Spirit II - Day 269; Big Morning Squall & We Almost Get 'Treed' October 1, 2014

Relieved Jeremy at 6:00 AM. Got a decent night's sleep. I slept 4 1/2 hours continuously, from 12:30 AM to 5:00 AM. About best I can do under sail in a rocking and rolling and warm boat. Rain squalls all around the boat, with a 'bad one' to read more...

02/10/2014

Trillium - Socializing with Other WARC Boats in Vanuatu

After a sail from Fiji on the first of September, we have been exploring the central islands of Vanuatu. The islands are about 900 km from north to south so you can spend a lot of time here and not see all of it. We have only seen Efate, The read more...

02/10/2014

Nexus - Its not all fun and games but still worth it!

Yesterday, in the driving rain, I was firing up our Genset to charge the batteries, and noticed the water coming out of the exhaust was not the usual prodigious amount and the Genset was running 10 degrees hotter than usual. On further read more...

02/10/2014

Starblazer - 02/10/2014 - Arrival in New Caledonia

As usual, I'm afraid my last log describing the passage is rather after the event!We headed inshore overnight on Monday and decided to enter the reef system further north than the waypoint in the hope of flatter seas as they were heading us.The read more...


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Leg 11 – Embarking across the Indian Ocean . 29/09/2014

The World ARC fleet departed the Cocos (Keeling) Islands this morning, embarking on the second longest sail of their circumnavigation; a 2350... more info


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Podcast: Master Rigger Brion Toss

This is a must-listen for anyone thinking of going offshore sailing. Brion Toss, a guru of yacht rigging, talks about all sorts of technical rigging items that will be of interest to the ocean sailor. How to rig proper preventers, the disadvantages of ubiquitous 'boom brakes,' rig tuning, rig inspection, and new rigging materials. This is Part 2 of a two-part interview. Catch Part 1, on Brion's history of how he got into rigging, by clicking here.

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