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ARC Baltic



Cruising over six weeks, ARC Baltic takes you on a 1,800nm voyage of discovery through Europe’s “east sea”, combining days of social cruising with exploring the Baltic’s fascinating culture and history ashore. The rally format has been adapted to the Baltic and the individual rally legs are short, one to two days, with the focus to experience the cultural history of the region and enjoy the stunning beauty of the Swedish and Finnish archipelagos.

The rally includes
• World Cruising Club staff on hand throughout the event with comprehensive sailing experience and historical knowledge of the Baltic
• Berthing – for three nights before the start from Rostock, plus approximately twenty two nights during stopovers
• Tours - in Rønne, Visby, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm and Kalmar
• Comprehensive social programme and dinners in five stopovers
• Use of facilities at host yacht clubs in Russia, Finland and Sweden
• Agents fees and assistance for clearance into Russia
• Access to discounts for nautical books and charts, and GILL clothing on orders placed through our website


RALLY NEWS

Welcome to sunny but windy Visby ! .
21/07/2017

On the second Leg of the ARC Baltic, the 24 boats left Ronne on Friday 14th of July in the early morning for a 200NM passage to Gotland, Visby harbour. After a day and overnight sail, the first boat Marevida arrived in Visby on Saturday morning followed by the rest of the fleet in the afternoon. The boats were berthed alongside the main wall into town only few minutes’ walk   from the... Click here for more info..

Welcome to sunny Bornholm .
15/07/2017

Sailing on the 1st Leg of the ARC Baltic from Warnemunde in Germany the 24 boats arrived in Ronne Harbour in Bornholm after 110NM of a wet and windy passage.   The first boats arrived on Monday evening when the remaining of the boats arrived throughout Tuesday under blue sky and sunny weather. Boats were either rafter together alongside the main wall, a good opportunity for them to get... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2017.
11/07/2017

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 15-24 September 2017 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new boat launches and equipment offers, we know many of you will be planning a visit, so here's a round up of World Cruising Club activities at the show. The World Cruising Club team will be available on our stand J051 in the Ocean Hall, every day to chat about... Click here for more info..
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22/07/2017

Sea The Stars - log day 4

All gets a bit silly but fun…… never played with flags before unlike Sara on the rally from Moonshiner of Fermain who used to MAKE flags! SAM_9615 read more...

22/07/2017

Jambo - Dancing on the street

How I stopped John from joining in with the dancing required my fullskippers powers Much debate today about the winds over the next few days and the forecast seems to change quicklyCrew change over the next 24 hours soJambowill be ready to press on read more...

21/07/2017

Jambo - Morning in Tallinn

Beautiful morningat the marina with Tallinn old town in the background Last day with Jay and Edgey so off to have a good snoop aroundMarina a good example of post war communist architecture and built for the OlympicsIMG_0742 read more...

21/07/2017

Jambo - Cheers

Got to Tallinn after a good sail- much relief that we only had to motor for a few hours Was caught in a moment of weakness testing the local brew - off to eat some reindeer steaks later IMG_0755 read more...

18/07/2017

Jambo - Gotska Sandon

After a poor nights sleep we eventually got off our berth poked our nose out the harbour and had a magical sail under the chute up to GSNearly there and hope to see Sammy the Seal tomorrow Jayjust modelling his Baltic range of clothing IMG_0738 read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
An extraordinary combination of challenging sailing, fabulous scenery, interesting ports, and great company - just do it!
Mike Hempstead, sy Aquila, ARC Baltic 2014
A very nice experience to get your sailing borders widened, and a great way to get to know new friends.
Albert Lestraden, sy Meneldor ARC Baltic 2014






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