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World ARC 2017-18 in Cocos Keeling. 11/09/2017

After leaving Christmas Island, World ARC crews are now in Cocos Keeling, well rested and prepared for their next adventures Following a relatively short stopover in Christmas Island World ARC fleet have now arrived in their next paradise, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a tiny group of coral islands that form two atolls with only two of the 27 islands inhabited.. On arrival in Cocos the fleet anchor in Port Refuge, a beautiful bay on the western edge of Direction Island where they clear in with the Australian Federal Police and Customs.         'Port Refuge'  is a stunning stop with beautiful clear water, waving palm trees, a mile of sandy beach. There are also shelters on the on the Island where cruisers get together to cook supper, drink, and exchange tales.... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 in Xmas Island. 23/09/2017

After sailing some 620NM from Lombok the World ARC fleet are currently moored in Flying Fish Cove at Christmas Island for a brief 48... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 into the Indian Ocean. 02/10/2017

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

World ARC 2017-18 in Indonesia. 11/09/2017

After completing the leg from Australia to Indonesia, the World ARC fleet have been enjoying a relaxing stopover here in Lombok. ... 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..

Register now for the Ocean Sailing Seminar (Los Angeles) . 15/09/2017

Ocean Sailing Seminar (Los Angeles) 2017: Learn from the cruising experts and meet fellow sailors on Saturday October 14th at the Los... Click here for more info..

There's a new boat show in town!. 12/09/2017

World Cruising Club will be at their third boat show on the West Coast this year attending the Southern California Boat Show, in San Pedro,... 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..

World ARC departs Australia and sails onward to Indonesia. 05/09/2017

Cheerio OZ!! The World ARC fleet has certainly enjoyed their time in the Land Down Under! Cruising the Great Barrier Reef was a highlight... Click here for more info..

ARC 2018 - Entries are now open!. 01/09/2017

Join the fun in Las Palmas, the camaraderie of the ocean crossing and the excitement of landfall in Saint Lucia. Entries are open: You can... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet reunites in Darwin, Australia . 30/08/2017

After three weeks free cruising, Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef, all 15 boats have arrived Darwin. The World ARC fleet is reunited,... Click here for more info..

Every good thing comes to an end . 22/08/2017

Every good things come to an end they said. After 6 weeks cruising around the Baltic Sea, sailing 1400NM visiting 6 different countries and... Click here for more info..

Adventures in Alderney and final Au Revoirs. 20/08/2017

On Thursday afternoon the rally departed for Alderney, marking the last stop in the Channel Islands, before returning to Gosport.Conditions... Click here for more info..

Glorious Guernsey. 16/08/2017

After a relaxing couple of days in Cherbourg, the rally awoke Monday morning feeling refreshed and relaxed.The sea state resembled a mill... Click here for more info..

The big museum of St-Petersburg . 13/08/2017

As the half point of the ARC Baltic after already 3 weeks sailing from Rostock, to Bornholm to Visby and to Tallinn the fleet was underway... Click here for more info..

Crews triumph in testing conditions . 13/08/2017

After two days of preparation at Haslar Marina the time had come for this year’s participants to cross the channel to Cherbourg.Tides and... Click here for more info..

Blue skies welcome ARC Channel Islands Fleet in to Gosport. 11/08/2017

This year’s ARC Channel Islands rally, in association with Hamble School of Yachting and the RYA got off to a bright start with blue skies... Click here for more info..

Through the Great Barrier reef and onto Mackay Australia . 01/08/2017

Festivities began on Friday night with welcome drinks at the Clarion Hotel where the crews were able to share stories of their journey from... Click here for more info..

Dock Party in Tallinn . 25/07/2017

After a quick overnight stop at anchor on the Northern tip of Gotska Sandon the ARC Baltic fleet woke up in the early morning of Tuesday... Click here for more info..

Welcome to sunny but windy Visby ! . 21/07/2017

On the second Leg of the ARC Baltic, the 24 boats left Ronne on Friday 14th of July in the early morning for a 200NM passage to Gotland,... Click here for more info..