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Live Presentations Back for September 2022

Live Presentations Back for September 2022

Our in-person live presentations will be back for the 2022 Southampton Boat Show in September, with updates on ARC Portugal and World ARC on... more info


Bluewater Cockpit Conversations is Back!

Bluewater Cockpit Conversations is Back!

Join us in the virtual cockpit for conversation and chat in a unique online event to inspire your bluewater cruising ambitions. Whether you already... more info


 The Berthon Market Report 2022

The Berthon Market Report 2022

We invite you to dive into the all new Berthon Yacht Market Report 2022. Within the pages of this annual publication, you will find insightful... more info



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Welcome to the World Cruising Club


Your adventure starts here! 

World Cruising Club is the world's leading sailing rally specialist, with nine distinct rallies taking place every year - ARC, World ARC, Caribbean 1500, ARC Europe, ARC Portugal, ARC USA, ARC Baltic, ARC DelMarVa and the Malts Cruise. From round-the-world adventures and ocean crossings, to social cruising and island hopping, there is something for everyone.

World Cruising Club was born with the very first ARC in 1986, the first-ever ocean crossing rally. We now help more than 450 boats and 1200 people to achieve their sailing dreams every year.  Some of our rallies are big on fun and big on people, others are more intimate. Whatever their size, our rallies all adhere to the original ethos of safe and social cruising.

Our rally teams are all keen to ensure that everyone has a great time ashore and afloat; we know that rallies are more than simply sailing.

Join us, your adventure starts here!
Your adventure starts here!

World Cruising Club, organiser of the ARC and Caribbean 1500 - is the world's leading sailing rally specialist, with nine distinct rallies taking place every year. From round-the-world adventures and ocean crossings, to social cruising and island hopping.


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World Cruising Club Events

World ARC - Circumnavigation Adventure

Start in Saint Lucia or Australia and sail round the world

ARC Plus - Atlantic Rally for Cruisers + Cape Verde

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to the Grenada via Cape Verde

ARC - Atlantic Rally for Cruisers

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia

ARC January - A New Year Crossing

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia

ARC Europe - Atlantic Crossing West to East

Caribbean or USA to Portugal via Bermuda and the Azores

ARC Portugal - Bay of Biscay South

Cross Biscay to Bayona, then daysail south to Marina de Lagos



World Cruising Club Seminars

Cruising Portugal Seminar: Southampton 24 September 2022...More
World ARC Presentation - Southampton UK, 24 September 2022...More
Training Courses for Bluewater Cruisers...More

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WORLD CRUISING EVENTS
Sail south with ARC Portugal in 2023

Sail south with ARC Portugal in 2023

Join us next summer for a great sail south to Marina de Lagos - Registration is now open for ARC Portugal 2023!... more info



LATEST NEWS HEADLINES

Time to Leave this Mid-Indian Ocean Jewel . 24/09/2022

A great time was held by all at a BBQ by the anchorage yesterday evening - both the World ARC participants who arrived by sea and invited guests who... more info


A Warm Welcome to Christmas Island. 22/09/2022

After sailing 625NM from Lombok, the World ARC fleet has arrived and is safely moored at Flying Fish Cove on Christmas Island. All the crews have... more info


Final Few Days in Lombok. 19/09/2022

During their stay on the island of Lombok, members of crew from World ARC 2022-23 have had the opportunity to experience the unique culture and ways... more info


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EVENTS NEWS
Ocean Safety - Pyrotechnics: A Complete Guide

Ocean Safety - Pyrotechnics: A Complete Guide

Flares are an essential part of the safety equipment to be carried on board all rally yachts and our official safety partner, Ocean Safety Ltd have... more info