Join World Cruising Club, in association with RYA Active Marina, for a very special cruising rally to the Channel Islands and France.
Planning a trip across the channel can be a daunting prospect, even for experienced sailors. ARC Channel Islands is the perfect way to enjoy the camaraderie and support of cruising with an organised rally, and whet your appetite for cruising further afield.
Whether you are a seasoned rallier or a first-timer, ARC Channel Islands is an enjoyable way to grow your confidence cruising away from home. Come together with existing friends and make new ones throughout the cruise.
Social activities ashore, coupled with safety requirements and recommendations, daily weather briefings, position reporting and a radio net make the ARC Channel Islands both safe and fun.
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Matakana Blue - Final passage home
My passage plan suggested an 8am start to arrive at the needless around 19.00 as the tide turns but talk over dinner of "first light" from Doodles and Omnishambles revise my plans and we depart at 7am,Ian calls me to say they left at 5.30 have 5 read more...
Legato - Log day 11
We grabbed 3 hours sleep and woke to Clare and Charlie waving at us from the Trinity Lightship.Coffee and bacon butties for anyone ready to join in.Then final goodbyes and promises to keep in touch. So in the final analysis, what did we think?I read more...
Legato - Log day 10
Is it that time already?We couldn’t believe the end of the trip was in sight.I could easily have stayed another couple of days.With the prospect of an overnight crossing short handed, we were pleased the ARC team has laid on a train for us to see read more...
Legato - Log day 9
What a night!One of the great things for me about this trip is that I experienced lots of new new things.46 knots of wind on a swinging mooring is now one of them.How appropriate that name is.In the morning the wind had dropped to a strong force 6 read more...
Matakana Blue - Day 10 Alderney
As we boarded the water taxi at 09.30, the large wave that crashed against the breakwater sending an enormous volume of water and spray over the top lit brightly in the morning sunshine probably bestsums up the night before. Solid breezes read more...