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World Cruising Training

ARC Channel Islands Seminar

The ARC Channel Islands Seminar will cover areas important for completing a channel crossing as well as information for cruising around the Channel Islands and guidance on how to prepare your boat and crew for the rally and some reminders of best practice for safe sailing. 

Saturday 23 June, 10:00 to 16:30
Dartmouth Yacht Club, 22 South Embankment, Dartmouth TQ6 9BB

Cost: £30 per person (free to ARC Channel Islands participants)

Contact World Cruising Club for discount code.


ARC Bluewater Weekend 2018

The Bluewater Weekend, is for sailors who are aiming at going offshore cruising and want to know what to look for when choosing a bluewater cruising boat. For those in the boat search phase of their count-down to offshore cruising, the Bluewater Weekend will provide the knowledge to help make the right choice of boat, plan a refit, and manage the costs of cruising, as well as meeting and mingling with experienced bluewater cruisers to share knowledge and gain inspiration, all in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Saturday 16 June and Sunday 17 June, 2018

Berthon Marina, Lymington, UK


World ARC Presentation - Annapolis MD: October 5, 2018

World Cruising Club is hosting a breakfast meeting right beside the Show at the Federal House restaurant on Market Space; your chance to discuss any aspects of the rally face to face, plus meet with other likeminded cruising sailors in a relaxed environment. In addition to updating you on the latest news of the rally, Andrew will give a presentation on the route, safety equipment requirements, and other preparation issues before taking your questions.

Friday October 5th, 2018
The Federal House, 22 Market Space, Annapolis MD
8:30am to 10:30am

The session is free to attend. 
Pre-registration required.
Includes breakfast

Ocean Sailing Forum: Annapolis MD - October 6, 2018

Learn from the Cruising Experts at the Ocean Sailing Forum Saturday October 6, 2018. Representatives from World Cruising Club and SAIL will join with a panel of experts to discuss the preparation required for ocean sailing, with special emphasis on the Caribbean 1500 and what to expect in terms of weather and equipment issues

Saturday October 6, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Loews Annapolis Hotel
126 West Street
(Point Lookout, 3rd Floor, Power House)
Annapolis, MD 21041

Cost: $20 , includes breakfast, a US Sailboat Show entry ticket, and a copy of SAIL magazine

Online registration now closed. Tickets available on the door, subject to availability.


Training Courses for Bluewater Cruisers

Hamble School of Yachting offer rally participants exclusive training dates and discounted prices for the ISAF Offshore Safety course, RYA Sea Survival and RYA First Aid courses.  These are highly recommended for any skippers and crew going offshore, and especially for anyone participating in or considering the ARC, ARC Portugal and World ARC.


Marine Communications and Radar Training

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Safety Equipment Requirements

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Video Training Library

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Communications Equipment

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Learn about ocean weather with Chris Tibbs

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What is it like to do a sea survival course

Sea Safety TrainingWe joined Hamble School of Yachting for three days of training, covering the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety, RYA Sea Survival and RYA
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