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An Ocean Sailing Masterclass. 14/11/2019

Day One of the ARC seminar programme kicked off today with a packed room of enthusiastic ARC sailors keen to listen to the experts in ocean sailing, here to help them sail safely to Saint Lucia. First off was Vicky Ellis, the newest member of the ARC yellowshirt squad, an RYA YachtMaster Instructor with over 100,000nm offshore experience, both as an ARC and a Clipper RTW skipper. Her focus was on managing emergencies at sea, and how to prevent an emergency from becoming a disaster.“Sailors often worry about the wrong things,” explained Vicky, before describing how the most serious risks can be offset by appropriate crew training and planning, and of course having suitable equipment on board. Whilst here in Las Palmas, Vicky is also one of the team of ARC Safety Equipment Inspectors whose... Click here for more info..

ARC Program Kicks Off in Las Palmas. 11/11/2019

Whilst the first of the ARC+ boats are expected to arrive in Mindelo, Cape Verdes on Thursday evening, here in Las Palmas, the start of a... Click here for more info..

A Swell Send-off for ARC+. 10/11/2019

It was a challenging start to leg one of ARC+ 2019 today from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as a large north easterly swell gave the boats a... Click here for more info..

Counting down to the ARC+ Start. 09/11/2019

With less than one day to go until the start of ARC+ 2019, the final countdown to departure from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is on. Over 400... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Participants visit beloved Spanish Navy training schooner. 09/11/2019

Today 47 ARC+ participants were lucky enough to visit the Spanish Navy training schooner, Juan Sebastian de Elcano, at the Gran Canaria... Click here for more info..

Safety demos for the ARC+. 07/11/2019

When is the best time to check out how your life raft deploys? Or to learn how flares are fired? The standard advice (and common sense might... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 Leg 14 - Reunion to Richards Bay. 06/11/2019

Yesterday the Skipper Briefing at Dodo Restaurant was the last event on the programme for the stopover in Reunion.During the briefing the... Click here for more info..

What its like on an ARC Safety Check. 05/11/2019

One of the major appeals of joining an ocean going rally like the ARC is the added level of safety, something we at World Cruising take... Click here for more info..

Replanting Gran Canaria. 04/11/2019

A fantastic morning trip today up to the hills saw 40 of our ARC+ participants plant over 100 new trees on the hillside. The World Cruising... Click here for more info..

The ARC+ Social Programme Begins. 02/11/2019

Excitement is building day by day on the pontoons at Las Palmas Marina as preparations for ARC+ Saint Lucia and ARC+ Saint Vincent are now... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Le Port Marina, Reunion. 01/11/2019

On the 30th of October EQ2 was the 1st World ARC yacht to arrive at Le Port in Reunion, berthing just in front of Spirit of Catherine... Click here for more info..

The ARC Buzz Returns to Las Palmas! . 31/10/2019

Today saw the opening of the ARC+ Office in Las Palmas where the participants of the sixth ARC+ St. Lucia were met with a warm welcome by... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 the departure from Mauritius. 29/10/2019

Sunday nights' Prizegiving went amazing, with an incredible buffet and a variety of drinks, the skippers of most of the vessels gave a... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 arrived in Mauritius. 26/10/2019

With Lunatix’s arrival on the 19th of October and being the first boat to arrive,  Marina Le Caudan started to fill with the World ARC... Click here for more info..

Babsea Dismasted – Continuing to Mauritius. 17/10/2019

World ARC yacht Babsea, Nautitech 40, was dismasted on route from Cocos Keeling to Mauritius on Friday 11 October, approximately 1700... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Cocos Keeling. 28/09/2019

After leaving Christmas Island, World ARC fleet arrived after 525 Nm in Cocos Keeling, a tiny group of coral islands that form two atolls... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Christmas Island. 27/09/2019

After sailing some 675NM from Lombok, Indonesia the World ARC fleet stopped into Flying Fish Cove on Christmas Island for a 72 hours... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 on the way to Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling. 22/09/2019

Saturday evening a World ARC prize giving dinner was held ashore at Medana Marina. A tasty buffet of local Indonesian cuisine was enjoyed at... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Lombok ,Indonesia. 18/09/2019

After completing what turned out to be a very light wind leg from Darwin, the new Medana Bay Marina in Lombok started to fill with World ARC... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet depart Darwin for Indonesia. 09/09/2019

The World ARC fleet set off from Darwin this morning towards their next destination on the rally, the Indonesian island of... Click here for more info..

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