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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 now join ARC 2023!For full details, request an information pack. This includes full pricing, rally benefits and links to our conditions of entry and safety equipment requirements and will be sent to you be email.About ARC 2023The ARC is a ‘must do’ for many sailors, and attracts over 200 boats and 1200 people every year to sail 2700 NM across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia. The 2023 edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers will start from Las Palmas on 19 November 2023, following the traditional programme of pre-departure activities from 6 November 2023. The fleet will arrive in Saint Lucia to be met on the dock with a rum punch... 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..

World Cruising Club eNews Feb 2022. 04/02/2022

World Cruising Club eNews - Feb 2022Read hereContents:Rally round up.... latest news on our rallies and routes for 2022 and 2023 including... Click here for more info..

An Emotional Close for ARC 2021 in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia. 17/12/2021

There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ ARC, and 2021 proved again why sailing the same route at the same time of year can produce so many... Click here for more info..

So, how was it for you?. 10/12/2021

"So, how was it for you?"This is probably the most frequently asked question on the dockside in Rodney Bay Marina currently, as crews... Click here for more info..

A Lucian Welcome for the ARC First Arrivals. 08/12/2021

Day Sixteen of ARC 2021 saw the number of new arrivals reach the 20 boat mark, and with a buzz building on the dockside, it was time for a... Click here for more info..

The ARC 2021 Fleet are welcomed to St Lucia. 04/12/2021

After the excitement of both 12 Nacira 69 and Guyader Saveol’s arrival yesterday, there was a flurry of activity on the finish line early... Click here for more info..

ARC 2021 Makes Landfall in Saint Lucia - Benvenuto 12 Nacira 69!. 03/12/2021

Congratulations to the crew of Italian flagged yacht 12 Nacira 69 for taking ARC 2021 line honours in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia, arriving in... Click here for more info..

Yacht Charlotte Jane III abandoned after catastrophic steering failure. 01/12/2021

The five-man British crew of Charlotte Jane III were evacuated onto another ARC yacht today (01 December) after a catastrophic steering... Click here for more info..

Breezing into week two for the ARC+ and ARC Fleets. 29/11/2021

As the second full week at sea begins for the ARC+ and ARC fleets, it’s a delight to read how crews are enjoying their time on the ocean in... Click here for more info..

Agecanonix – Tragedy at Sea. 28/11/2021

World Cruising Club are sad to report the death of crew member Max Delannoy on board the ARC yacht Agecanonix during the night of 26/27... Click here for more info..

Sails Across the Sea as the 36th ARC Departs Las Palmas. 21/11/2021

Cruisers, racers, and multihulls; sleek ocean racing machines alongside comfortable family cruisers; superyachts with professional crews,... Click here for more info..

High pressure as the ARC Start approaches. 20/11/2021

There’s a mix of excitement and slight apprehension with sailors around the docks today as everyone prepares for the departure of the ARC... Click here for more info..

Vox pops around the docks…. 19/11/2021

Thoughts from some of the crews in the 36th ARC, with less than 48 hours to go. On board almost every boat, there’s a bustle of... Click here for more info..

A hive of activity ahead of Sunday’s start. 17/11/2021

Four days until start day and the clock is ticking, so there’s a hive of activity around the docks as well as in the ARC shop and... Click here for more info..

Sun, sea and Sextants. 15/11/2021

It’s been a perfect day here in Gran Canaria. The sun is out, the skies are blue and there’s a gentle breeze blowing. Perfect for a practice... Click here for more info..

36th edition of the Atlantic rally for Cruisers declared ‘open’ at Flag Raising Ceremony . 14/11/2021

The sun shone and the sky was blue for the official ARC 2021 Flag Raising Ceremony which was held today to celebrate the 29 different... Click here for more info..

Children’s fun, crews arriving and docks filling up. 13/11/2021

With just over a week to go until the start of the ARC, the marina is really filling up with over 120 boats already here in Las Palmas... Click here for more info..

Safety demos and welcome to new arrivals. 11/11/2021

It’s getting busy around the docks here in Las Palmas and several more boats have arrived today, including Simon Morecroft’s Into the... Click here for more info..

Doubling up: workshops and rally life in full swing. 10/11/2021

The ARC is now in full swing in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as the third day of the programme began with a hive of activity on the docks and... Click here for more info..

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