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Cocos Keeling Islands - Yet another paradise. 22/09/2014

Following a relatively short stopover in Christmas Island described as a ‘Jewel of the IndianOcean’, 11 of the World ARC fleet have now arrived in their next paradise, the Cocos Keeling Islands. From first settlement in 1826 by English merchant Alexander Hare, through decades of rule by the Clunies-Ross dynasty, most island inhabitants had little freedom or contact with the outside world. The strategic position of the islands destined Cocos to be a military stronghold throughout World War One and Two.On arrival in Cocos the fleet anchor in Port Refuge, a beautiful tranquil bay on the western edge of Direction Island where they clear in with the AFP and Customs. An uninhabited island, the fleet can use the opportunity to fully relax before their crossing to Mauritius, a 2530 nautical mile... Click here for more info..

Christmas Island - A Jewel of the Indian Ocean. 16/09/2014

For the next 72 hours the majority of the World ARC fleet will be moored in Flying Fish Cove on Christmas Island. The crews will have been... Click here for more info..

'Bye to Bali. 14/09/2014

The World ARC fleet made a great sight today as they sailed across the start line at the entrance to Benoa Harbour, Bali. Before leaving... Click here for more info..

World ARC Tour in Bali. 11/09/2014

Today 26 World ARC Crews spent the day on a tour to the Kintimani Volcano. Participants were treated to a wide range of cultural, religious... Click here for more info..

Welcome to Bali. 07/09/2014

17 World ARC boats took part on the start of leg 9 from Darwin to Bali last Tuesday and 10 are expected tomorrow,  Monday, in the... Click here for more info..

Australian students farewell World ARC fleet in Darwin. 02/09/2014

The World ARC fleet made a spectacular sight today as they sailed across the start line in Darwin Harbour. After a morning of no wind Rally... Click here for more info..

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... 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 from 12-21 September in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... 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..

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