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World ARC 2019-20 in Walvis Bay, Namibia. 20/01/2020

With the last yacht departed today the World ARC 2019-20 has officially left Namibia.       The optional stopover in Walvis Bay has been greatly appreciated, participants enjoyed the area, went on tours in the desert with quad bikes and 4x4, rented cars and explored the area: Dune7 the highest dune in the world, the Flamingo Lagoon and Swakopmund a typical German Town only 20 min north of Walvis Bay.    The fleet anchored just in front of the Walvis Bay Yacht Club, Theo, the Commodore, Danel the secretary and the whole staff have been very welcoming and helpful. On Thursday participants gathered together for a sundowner and a dinner at the YC restaurant, during the sundowner skippers exchanged burgees with the Commodore and donated a World ARC... Click here for more info..

World ARC 20/21 boats enjoy a lively arrival at their first stopover in vibrant Santa Marta, Colombia. 16/01/2020

After a breezy 4-6 days sailing from the Caribbean isles towards the vast South American continent, most of the fleet has now arrived into... Click here for more info..

The Circumnavigation begins for World ARC 2020/2021. 11/01/2020

The planning for many of the World ARC fleet has been in the making for years. For one boat, Laura IV, the skipper Pino has been “dreaming... Click here for more info..

World ARC 20/21 Participants enjoy the scenic Adventure Tours Tree Top Canopy Tour . 09/01/2020

Ahead of crossing the start line for World ARC 2020, participants have been enjoying a day out swinging in the tree tops of the luscious... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 Farewell Cape Town . 08/01/2020

On 8th January after nearly 2 months of independence the World ARC Fleet gathered again on the start line for the Leg from Cape Town to... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2020-2021 kicks off in Saint Lucia. 05/01/2020

The yellow shirts welcomed World ARC participants yesterday at Rodney Bay, with a hoist of the flag above the office. With 24 boats already... Click here for more info..

Curtain Call for ARC 2019. 22/12/2019

On Saturday 21st December hundreds of sailors from the 2019 edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers came together for a night of... Click here for more info..

The final ARC Arrival and Closing Ceremony Preparations. 21/12/2019

Just before 10am today the last ARC boat, Milena Bonatti crossed the line and sailed into Rodney Bay Marina. Despite being plagued by pesky... Click here for more info..

ARC Baking Secrets and More - The week so far. 17/12/2019

With the flood tide of the ARC over and participants settling into Caribbean island life, the atmosphere in St Lucia has calmed down. Only... Click here for more info..

Sun Sets on the Second ARC+ St Vincent. 13/12/2019

As the sun began to dip, crews from the ARC+ Saint Vincent fleet gathered at the beautiful beach-side Sunset Shores Hotel yesterday... Click here for more info..

ARC Youth Team make landfall in Saint Lucia. 12/12/2019

For the first time in history, a crew of young sailors from Gran Canaria, Saint Lucia and the UK have completed an epic transatlantic... Click here for more info..

Celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2019. 12/12/2019

For sailors on the ARC+ route of the 2019 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, this evening’s Prize Giving Ceremony in Saint Lucia marked the end of... Click here for more info..

Getting the party started!. 08/12/2019

Sixteen days after their departure from the Cape Verdes, the Caribbean destinations for ARC+ in Saint Lucia and St. Vincent have seen... Click here for more info..

Hallucine leads the ARC fleet into Rodney Bay. 06/12/2019

At 00:52:47 on Friday 6th December, Rodney Bay welcomed the first arrival of ARC 2019, French flagged Marsaudon TS5 Hallucine. Led by... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Saint Vincent - first arrivals at Blue Lagoon Marina. 04/12/2019

After a few days of diving and mooring laying The Blue Lagoon Marina and Hotel was finally ready to receive the first ARC+ St. Vincent 2019... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Make Landfall in Saint Lucia. 03/12/2019

Serenaded by the local steel pan, the first ARC+ mooring lines to be secured to the pontoon at IGY Rodney Bay Marina belonged to Minimole, a... Click here for more info..

Awaiting the Advent of ARC+ Arrivals. 30/11/2019

As the ARC and ARC+ fleets are looking out on the horizon and counting down the miles to the rum punch welcome, the teams from World... Click here for more info..

Michael Grote – Irie Life. 26/11/2019

All of those involved with the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Michael Grote, skipper of... Click here for more info..

An Ocean Classic Gets Underway. 24/11/2019

A great adventure has now begun for over a thousand sailors from fifty-three nations who departed Las Palmas de Gran Canaria today to cross... Click here for more info..

Less than 48 Hours until the ARC Start!. 22/11/2019

With the ARC start now less than 48 hours away participants are beginning to switch gears focus on the last stage of preparations. While the... Click here for more info..