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One month to go till the first wave's away. 06/10/2022

With one month to go to the start of World Cruising Club’s Atlantic Crossing season comprising of the ARC+, ARC and ARC January rallies, preparations are well underway for thousands of amateur sailors eager to depart on the adventure of a lifetime. Boats are steadily making their way to the Canary Islands ahead of the departures with ARC flags flying in numerous marinas en route to the rally start port in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.The first wave away, ARC+ 2022, is scheduled to set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on 6th November, with the entire rally running for five weeks including two ocean passages and three ports. 2022 celebrates the 10th edition of the ARC+ route, and a fleet of around 95 yachts, with 450 crew onboard, will sail from Gran Canaria to Cape Verde and then onto... Click here for more info..

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... Click here for 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... Click here for 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... Click here for more info..

World ARC Tour in Lombok. 15/09/2022

Exiting Medana Bay Marina by bus, the World ARC fleet set off for a day’s tour of the island of Lombok to discover and learn about the local... Click here for more info..

World ARC Visit Indonesia. 12/09/2022

Following the fleets departure in Darwin Australia on Tuesday 6 September, the first stopover on the second half of their circumnavigation... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2022 Circumnavigators Restart Their Adventure. 07/09/2022

At the beginning of September eager crews gathered for World ARC 2022 - the re-start of a round the world journey for participants from the... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2023 - Entries Now Open!. 06/09/2022

ARC+ takes sailors across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Grenada via the Cape Verde archipelago. Originally launched in response to... Click here for more info..

ARC 2023 - Entries Now Open!. 06/09/2022

Join the fun in Las Palmas, the camaraderie of the ocean crossing and the excitement of landfall in Saint Lucia. Entries are open: You can... Click here for more info..

New Managing Director at World Cruising Club. 01/08/2022

World Cruising Club are delighted to welcome Paul Tetlow as Managing Director (designate), from 1 August 2022. Paul re-joins the business... Click here for more info..

Join us for the sail south with ARC Portugal in 2023. 18/08/2022

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

Lagos, ARC Portugal 2022's final destination. 07/07/2022

The fleet arrived in glorious sunshine, synonymous with the popular holiday destination of Lagos on the southern coast of Portugal, also... Click here for more info..

Sines, home of Vasco da Gama. 07/07/2022

It was Sunday afternoon when the boats started to arrive in Sines, with little wind across the harbour the boats had an easy time mooring on... Click here for more info..

Oeiras, gateway to Lisbon. 05/07/2022

For those who decided to leave for Oeiras on Thursday, the following day began with an enchanting tour of the town supported by the Oeiras... Click here for more info..

Last Minute Change to Nazare. 02/07/2022

The winds took the ARC Portugal fleet to the magnificent city of Nazaré, instead of Peniche as scheduled. From mid afternoon onwards the... Click here for more info..

All Ahead for Figueira da Foz. 29/06/2022

Light airs morning greeted the fleet as they prepared for the start off the northern breakwater. Clube Naval Povoense very generously... Click here for more info..

Tours not to be missed – Tuk Tuk and a Coach. 29/06/2022

Povoa de Varzim provides an excellent starting point to visit two key cities in the north of Portugal. First up was Porto and in the centre... Click here for more info..

Start in Spain, Arrive in Portugal . 29/06/2022

Leaving Baiona with on 3 or 4 knots of breeze, the fleet headed off south to their first stop in Portugal, Povoa... Click here for more info..

Caribbean 1500 - Update. 29/06/2022

World Cruising Club regret to announce that we are not able to run the ARC Caribbean 1500 rally this year (2022). Unfortunately, our US... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2022 Darwin Start Confirmed. 23/06/2022

World Cruising Club (WCC) have announced that the planned start for the 2022 World ARC rally from Darwin, NT Australia, will go-ahead on... Click here for more info..