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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 Caribbean destination for the 9th annual ARC+ in 2021. Since its launch in 2013 the annual transatlantic route sailing from Gran Canaria with a stopover at Mindelo Marina in Cape Verde en route, has proved popular with cruisers sailing under the ARC banner. So much so that two Caribbean landfalls in Saint Lucia and St. Vincent have been necessary since 2017 to increase capacity to meet demand of the families, couples and cruising friends wishing to sail with the tradewinds via Cape Verde.From December 2021, all boats on the ARC+ route will now finish together at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, combining... 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..

The Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. 30/01/2021

One of the highlights of the World ARC route it the transit through the Panama Canal. Steeped in history and still to this day considered a... Click here for more info..

Panama isn’t all about The Canal . 21/01/2021

If you mention Panama most people will relate this part of the world to the Canal which is a fair recognition due to the magnificence of... Click here for more info..

Start of World ARC 2021-2022 . 09/01/2021

Saint Lucia woke to cloudy skies this morning but this did not dampen spirits in Rodney Bay for the start of World ARC 2021-2022. With an... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2021-2022 Lift Off . 07/01/2021

With the success of the 2020 ARC and ARC+ reaching Saint Lucia’s shores and the determination of both World Cruising Club and participants,... Click here for more info..

ARC Routes Fully Subscribed for 2021. 31/12/2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, lots of skippers transferred their participation from the 2020 ARC/ARC+ rallies to the... Click here for more info..

Webinar: Cruising Portugal with ARC Portugal. 30/12/2020

Offering wonderful sailing, superb seafood, and friendly beachfront ports, exploring the Portuguese coastline has long been a popular... Click here for more info..

A Very Special ARC. 20/12/2020

It has been a very special ARC this year, smaller in numbers, but not diminished in spirit. The determination and camaraderie of all those... Click here for more info..

Help, Friendship and Christmas Adventures on the ARC . 17/12/2020

Many sailors will concur that crossing an ocean in a small sailboat brings together people in the most extraordinary circumstances. What may... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations conclude ARC+ 2020. 15/12/2020

This evening, a unique prize-giving ceremony brought to a close a six-week long adventure for 98 sailors who crossed the Atlantic with ARC+... Click here for more info..

On the Docks in Rodney Bay Marina . 13/12/2020

Today is Saint Lucia Day, the official start to Christmas here on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Independent since 1979, Helene of the... Click here for more info..

Welcome to Blown Away!. 11/12/2020

Every ARC arrival is a joy for the ARC Yellowshirts to greet in Rodney Bay, but the buzz this morning was extra special as the team had the... Click here for more info..