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Get Set for November 2021!. 30/07/2021

It has been a frustrating year for us all, stuck at home, unable to reach our boats and shut out from our favorite sailing destinations. But now we can announce that the '1500 is back, so get ready to sail south again this fall!World Cruising Club is committed to helping sailors get down island again this season - we might not know where just yet, but it will be warm and in the Caribbean sun! Plans are being set for the 2021 edition of the '1500 to set sail from the Chesapeake in early November. Our intended landfall will be Nanny Cay Marina in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, subject to travel restrictions allowing. We are using all our experience gained from running the 2020/21 transatlantic ARC and ARC Europe rallies to give you a COVID secure event, taking you and your crew... Click here for more info..

COVID Update on the 2020 Carib 1500 Rally. 19/08/2020

As we are all very aware, COVID-19 continues to impact all our lives, not least for those attempting to travel internationally.The health... Click here for more info..

ARC Caribbean 1500 2019 - Entries are now open!. 13/05/2019

Thinking of sailing south this autumn? Come and join the fleet as we head off towards the warmer climates of the Caribbean!North America's... Click here for more info..

ARC Caribbean 1500/ARC Bahamas Update. 13/11/2018

There has been a mixture of emotions since the start of the 2018 ARC Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas. Nervousness, happiness, excitement, and... Click here for more info..

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... 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..

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