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Litchfield National Park. 30/08/2014

The tour to the Litchfield National Park ran today with 52 World ARC participants. The rushing waters and rugged vistas that made life difficult for the early miners, loggers, and graziers now provide a focus for the park and a highlight for visitors. Participants had the opportunity to walk along set trails around stunning waterfalls or take a refreshing swim in the water holes. After the coffee stop during the morning the tour headed to the site of the magnetic termite mounds only a few kilometres after the Park entrance. The mounds themselves are interesting to look at due to their unusual shape but reading the displays and how the compass termites manage to align their mounds so accurately is even more fascinating. They align the mounds in a North South orientation so as to reduce... Click here for more info..

Together again in Darwin. 29/08/2014

With the last yachts of the World ARC fleet arriving in Darwin yesterday the fleet is now all together for the first... Click here for more info..

PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014. 28/08/2014

The PSP Southampton Boat Show takes place next month, from 12-21 September in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet arrives in Darwin. 23/08/2014

Festina Lente and Civetta II arrived in Darwin earlier today with the rest of the fleet likely to arrive over the next few days. Darwin... Click here for more info..

A fine finish to ARC Baltic 2014 . 19/08/2014

Six weeks ago 27 yachts arrived in Kiel, Germany for the start ARC Baltic 2014, the World Cruising Clubs inaugural sailing event... Click here for more info..

Six countries, Six capitals, Six weeks. 16/08/2014

Over the last six weeks the ARC Baltic fleet have sailed close to 1800 nautical miles, visiting six countries and six capitals. The rally... Click here for more info..

Cruising the Coral Coast. 12/08/2014

The World ARC fleet have been continuing to make their own way around the east and north coasts of Australia during this free cruising... Click here for more info..

Helsinki to Stockholm. 06/08/2014

Following a period of cruising through what was for most their first experience of the Finnish Archipelago, the warm welcome received from... Click here for more info..

From Russia to the Finnish Archipelago. 29/07/2014

Three weeks on from the start of the inaugural ARC Baltic the fleet are now cruising and anchoring in the beautiful Finnish archipelago... Click here for more info..

Mackay Tour. 29/07/2014

Yesterday the fleet headed inland on an all-day tour exploring the surrounding areas of Mackay. First stop was the picturesque Finch Hatton... Click here for more info..

Mackay Prize Giving Dinner. 28/07/2014

The World ARC Welcome Party and Prize giving event was held last night at the prestigious Clarion Hotel in the Mackay Marina Village,... Click here for more info..

Crews enjoy a cold beer at the Mackay Yacht Club. 25/07/2014

Last night World ARC crews enjoyed meeting members of the Mackay Yacht Club over a few cold beers at the club bar and restaurant here in... Click here for more info..

Two weeks and five countries. 23/07/2014

The 27 boats making up the ARC Baltic fleet are now two weeks into their adventure of cruising the Baltic Sea having visited Germany,... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet nears Australia. 21/07/2014

The World ARC fleet are currently at sea approaching Australian waters. After departing Vanuatu the fleet sailed due west to a waypoint... Click here for more info..

World ARC heading out of the Pacific. 17/07/2014

Ideal conditions helped the World ARC fleet get well underway on Leg 7 of their circumnavigation as they leave astern the island of Efate in... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic in the medieval town of Visby and beyond. 16/07/2014

ARC Baltics' visit to the Visby on the western edge of the Swedish island Gotland was shorter than planned however crews certainly made the... Click here for more info..

Port Vila, Vanuatu. 16/07/2014

The World ARC fleet have been enjoying another full programme here in Port Vila; round the island tours, abseiling down waterfalls and a... Click here for more info..

John Rousmaniere, legendary sailor/writer, on 59ยบ North Podcast. 15/07/2014

To anybody that's been near a sailboat, today's guest needs no introduction. John Rousmaniere is a legendary sailor/writer whose been in the... Click here for more info..

Wonderful Days on Tanna. 11/07/2014

It is with absolute wonder that the fleet reflect on the past few days spent in the magical village of Port Resolution on the island of... Click here for more info..

Exploring Bornholm . 10/07/2014

After arrival in Ronne on the western coast of Bornholm throughout Monday evening and Tuesday morning, the fleet have enjoyed much of what... Click here for more info..

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