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Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas - now open for 2018. 12/06/2018

Thinking of sailing south this autumn? Come and join the fleet as we head off towards the warmer climates of the Caribbean and South Atlantic Seas!We are delighted to announce that the Caribbean 1500 will once again be hosted by Nanny Cay Marina in Tortola. After the extensive storm damage last year, staff and salvage teams worked extremely hard to restore facilities in time for the arrival of the 2017 Carib 1500 fleet. Berths with electricity and water, hot showers, and Wi-Fi were all restored, and happy hours were once again, happy.This year, Nanny Cay Marina has made even further improvements to the docks and facilities, and has recently hosted the ARC Europe fleet, as well as the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. World Cruising Club are proud to support Nanny Cay, and are... Click here for more info..

A Job Well Done! - Caribbean 1500 2017. 29/11/2017

Another Caribbean 1500 has come and gone! Last week concluded the 28th Caribbean 1500 with Zenlatitude arriving to the docks around 8:00AM.... Click here for more info..

Day 5 at sea. 10/11/2017

It's a new dawn, it's a new day and the crews are feeling good!Day 5 at sea and by now those on the leg to the BVIs have shaken off their... Click here for more info..

Go time for ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas crews!. 05/11/2017

It was an early start to the day but crews have been preparing a long time to get ready for the off and were all eager to slip lines and... Click here for more info..

Rallies are open in Portsmouth, VA. 31/10/2017

It’s been a busy first half of the rally week, majority of the boats have arrived and safety inspections have begun.Those boats that did not... Click here for more info..

ARC Caribbean 1500 will arrive into Nanny Cay, Tortola BVI as planned . 15/09/2017

World Cruising Club has announced to skippers today that the ARC Caribbean 1500 will continue as per the published schedule to Nanny Cay,... Click here for more info..

Hurricane Irma - ARC Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas in BVI and Bahamas. 08/09/2017

ARC Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas RalliesHurricane Irma has left a trail of destruction across the northern Leeward Islands, including the... Click here for more info..

The 27th Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola. 18/11/2016

For the third time in six years, the Caribbean 1500 got off a day ahead of schedule to take advantage of a promising weather window to get... Click here for more info..

All Boats Have Completed Caribbean 1500 / ARC Bahamas 2016!. 18/11/2016

Passion Place pulled into Nanny Cay Marina last night to raucous applause, loud toots from the airhorn and a rowdy crowd lined up on the... Click here for more info..

All aboard the fun bus!. 16/11/2016

The island tour has just left the marina with 50 of the crews in 2 buses set to see some of the delights of Tortola, the main island of the... Click here for more info..

Caribbean 1500 Nanny Cay Update. 15/11/2016

Hi everyone!As I type, 27 boats have already lived to Nanny Cay, a very fast year! Andy and myself arrived with crew yesterday morning and... Click here for more info..

Superhot & Supermoon in Nanny Cay!. 14/11/2016

Good morning from Nanny Cay where it is superhot even by 8am in the morning, current temperature here is a balmy 84'F (29'C) and crews are... Click here for more info..

News update from roving reporter Scott Free!. 12/11/2016

As a quick Rally news update the Bahamas fleet have all arrived in Marsh Harbour with Lee & Rachel there to meet them in some warm &... Click here for more info..

Crossing the midway point. 09/11/2016

It’s very easy to sit sipping a coffee watching the fleet viewer with the boats slowly tracking south and wonder what it is actually like... Click here for more info..

Sailing South!. 07/11/2016

Looking out onto the Ocean Yacht Marina it is very quiet now on the docks with all of the rally boats having departed.In the first 48 hours... Click here for more info..

The rallies set sail from Portsmouth!. 05/11/2016

Yesterday morning began with the announcement that the rallies would be leaving a day early to get out and across the gulf stream before a... Click here for more info..

Countdown to the Carib 1500 / ARC Bahamas Start. 03/11/2016

While it's still too early to call it 100%, as of Thursday morning the weather forecast is looking good for an on-time start! Fingers are... Click here for more info..

Styles by Jake: Haircuts at the Carib 1500!. 02/11/2016

We’ve had another beautiful day for the 2016 Caribbean 1500 program and preparations here in Portsmouth. A few more boats arrived this... Click here for more info..

Happy Halloween!. 01/11/2016

This year’s kick off party got off to a spooky start, what with Halloween falling on the same night! The crews took the spirit of the night... Click here for more info..

Day 2 at the Caribbean 1500/ARC Bahamas. 30/10/2016

Good morning everyone! Another beautiful day here in Portsmouth! It is great to have so many boats here already! Yesterday Isabelle &... Click here for more info..