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Unforgettable Santa Marta. 17/01/2018

The skippers briefing took place yesterday afternoon at the Santa Marta club which was followed a couple of hours later by the prize giving dinner.The participants were greeted by a local band and 6 very traditional Colombian dancers who kept them entertained for the first part of the evening. They changed their outfits depending on the style of the dance and even got the fleet involved in their last dance. The prize giving was presented by the event manager Stefano Palumbo, where he started off giving the prizes for the World ARC fun competition; ETA competition and guessing how many participants crossed the line in St Lucia. Sailing Yacht Spirit of Catherine won the ETA competition being 6 minutes out of his actual time of arrival. S/Y Madrigal guessed the exact amount of... Click here for more info..

Exciting days in Colombia. 14/01/2018

All of the World ARC fleet is now in Santa Marta, Colombia, with the exception of one vessel who will be arriving this afternoon after... Click here for more info..

Bienvenidos a Colombia. 10/01/2018

After departing from Rodney Bay the 6th January the first boat from the World ARC fleet, Jojo’s Circus (an Outremer 5x) made an appearance... Click here for more info..

WCC at boot Düsseldorf 2018. 10/01/2018

The World Cruising Club team will be at boot Düsseldorf 2018 from 20-28 January in Hall 11, E11, ready to talk about all things bluewater... Click here for more info..

A final ocean for the World ARC 2017-18 Fleet. 08/01/2018

Boats in the World ARC 2017-18 fleet set off on Saturday to start their final ocean sailing leg from Cape Town to Salvador da Bahia via the... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2018 starts from St Lucia. 06/01/2018

At 1200 St Lucian local time, 33 yachts crossed the start line of World ARC 2018 in Rodney Bay St Lucia.  The start marked the... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2018 fleet gathers in Rodney Bay. 31/12/2017

On 30 December 2018 the World ARC 2018 office opened its doors in IGY Rodney Bay Marina.  Surrounded by 'veterans' of ARC and ARC+... Click here for more info..

ARC Late Starters make safe landfall in the Caribbean. 26/12/2017

On 23 December, S/Y CARIOCA put in to Martinique and then, early on Christmas morning, TRIMLEY MAID safely made landfall in St Lucia; the... Click here for more info..

An emotional finale to ARC 2017. 17/12/2017

In an emotional evening focusing on the achievements of the crews taking part in the 32nd edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC),... Click here for more info..

ARC arrivals roll in to town. 10/12/2017

Three weeks to the day since the ARC fleet slipped their lines in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and a steel drum serenade is continually... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2017. 07/12/2017

As the sun set in Saint Lucia on Wednesday 6th December, crews of ARC+ 2017 came togetherto mark the end of a wonderful ocean adventure with... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia welcomes the first ARC arrival – Guyader Gastronomie. 04/12/2017

On Sunday 3 December Saint Lucia joyously welcomed the first arrival of the 2017 ARC fleet, TS42 Guyader Gastronomie after a 2900NM passage... 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..

Motoring Monday, Tradewind Tuesday and Westward Wednesday . 29/11/2017

Following 10 days of the ARC fleet tracker resembling a bowl of spaghetti, it’s now a little clearer that the Caribbean is firmly in the... Click here for more info..

This years ARC + fleet have been steadily arriving in to Rodney Bay Marina.. 29/11/2017

This years ARC + fleet have been steadily arriving in to Rodney Bay Marina, greeted by both the ARC + Rally Control and the Saint Lucia... Click here for more info..

ARC+ First Arrival in Saint Lucia. 26/11/2017

Today Saint Lucia cheerfully welcomed the first arrival of the ARC+ fleet, Sparkman & Stevens Sloop Altair after a fast... Click here for more info..

Settling in to life at sea. 24/11/2017

Whisked away from Gran CanariaFollowing the mass migration of the ARC fleet from Muelle Deportivo on Sunday, the first five days at sea have... Click here for more info..

ARC+ fleet crossing the Atlantic Ocean. 21/11/2017

After 6 days from the start the ARC+ fleet is making good progress towards St Lucia, and the crews are celebrating and enjoying the Atlantic... Click here for more info..

Into the Atlantic – ARC 2017 Sets Sail from Gran Canaria. 19/11/2017

Under glorious warm sunshine, with a light breeze, a truly special atmosphere swept through the marina in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia beckons. 18/11/2017

With one day to go, it’s countdown to the start and last night crews let their hair down at the ARC farewell party held at the Real Club... Click here for more info..

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