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Setting off on the last leg. 13/06/2021

The ARC Europe fleet left today from Ponta Delgada in the Azores on their last leg to conclude their Atlantic crossing.The majority of the starters are on route to Lagos in southern Portugal. Cloudy Bay is making their way to northern Europe. There was a light NE breeze for the start, enough to get the fleet underway. World Cruising Club weatherman Chris Tibbs recommended the fleet to maintain a course north of the rhumb line to benefit from the Portuguese trade winds during their second half of the passage. This winds are well established at this time of the year, blowing north to south. A trio of boats are still in Horta due to complete repairs and they will set off on the northern Europe route when the next window opens up. There is a cold front moving south, creating unsettled... Click here for more info..

Beautiful S. Miguel. 11/06/2021

This morning a guided walking tour sponsored by the Azores Tourism Board took place to explore the flat and old city centre of Ponta... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe Fleet in the Azores. 09/06/2021

With a delayed start from Bermuda, due to tropical storm Ana, formed ahead of the Atlantic hurricane season, the fleet arrival in Horta has... Click here for more info..

Mid-Atlantic Update. 27/05/2021

Last weekend, the ARC Europe fleet got underway on the next leg  of their transatlantic adventure. The group of 14 boats left St... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe Rally Update #2. 24/05/2021

After a weather briefing by Chris Tibbs on Saturday morning, majority of the ARC Europe fleet went to sea that same day with DamaSi, Piano,... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe Rally Update #1. 20/05/2021

Rally Update: The start of Leg 2, Bermuda to Azores, has been postponed with the plan to leave on Saturday 22nd May subject to weather... Click here for more info..

Wrapping Up in Bermuda. 20/05/2021

With all the ARC Europe participants testing negative for COVID-19 on arrival in Bermuda and on day 4, the fleet has been released from... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe landfall in Bermuda. 18/05/2021

After an approximately 870NM passage with steady winds from St Maarten to Bermuda, majority of the ARC Europe fleet arrived in St Georges’... Click here for more info..

And they're off! ARC Europe 2021 sets sail from St. Maarten. 08/05/2021

The excitement on the docks of IGY Simpson Bay Marina was palpable this morning, not least as today's start of ARC Europe 2021 coincided... Click here for more info..

Safety, Socials and Celebrations in St. Maarten. 07/05/2021

The final countdown is on for the participants of ARC Europe 2021 as start day looms just 24 hours away and the final checks are carried out... Click here for more info..

Countdown to the ARC Europe 2021 Start. 30/04/2021

With the start of ARC Europe on 8th May fast approaching things are looking a little different for the west to east transatlantic rally this... Click here for more info..

Grenada announced as new destination for the ARC+ 2021 Fleet. 05/03/2021

World Cruising Club are pleased to announce that Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina on the island of Grenada will be the new... Click here for more info..

The World ARC Fleet Explore and Help Out on Santa Cruz. 03/03/2021

Whilst many of the world’s countries are in lockdown participants of World ARC 2021-2022 have been extremely fortunate to be able to enjoy a... Click here for more info..

The World ARC Fleet all become Shellbacks. 26/02/2021

How many times have you crossed the equator? Pete on Jubilate Mare boasts “I have crossed the equator 11 times”. This is very true however... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic Rally Postponed from 2021 to 2022. 23/02/2021

World Cruising Club (WCC) has announced today, that the planned 2021 edition of the ARC Baltic rally will be postponed until the summer of... Click here for more info..

Red Footed Boobies Hitch a Ride. 17/02/2021

For many a visit to the Galapagos archipelago is on their dream bucket list so those with a lifetime ambition to sail here in their own boat... Click here for more info..

Onwards to Galapagos. 11/02/2021

“I have been pleasantly surprised by Panama and it has far exceeded my expectations”. Henri Gazay on Eldorado has thoroughly enjoyed his... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2021 – Revised Schedule announcement. 10/02/2021

World Cruising Club have a proposed new schedule for ARC Portugal 2021, the annual rally sailing from Plymouth, UK, to Marina de Lagos on... Click here for more info..

Announcing ARC January. 09/02/2021

Demand from sailors worldwide for spaces in the 2021 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC 2021) has been unprecedented in the 35 year history of... Click here for more info..

Reaching the Pacific. 02/02/2021

Situated on a causeway lying to the south of Panama City is La Playita Marina which is the current stopover for the World ARC 2021-2022... Click here for more info..