can we help
+44(0)1983 296060
+1 757-788-8872
tell me moreJoin a rally

Menu

World Cruising news stories



Filter by..
Search


St Peter Port to St Helier. 15/08/2018

After a Skippers’ Briefing on Monday evening rally crews were all ready for their crossing to Jersey yesterday morning. With Westerly winds forecast, an array of different coloured downwind sails started to be prepared ready for the leg ahead. At 12 noon, as the gun sounded, Sun Kosi slipped their lines and reversed out between the rafts. The fleet then followed in turn, Darryl and his crew made the decision to turn Fenris, a Calypso 42, sideways so they could come out forward, a very sensible choice given the small space and wind direction. Out of the harbour and a low mist started to come in, giving everyone a great opportunity to see the ferries appear out of the fog. Once lifted the boats were set for a fabulous sail with a 10-15 knot WNW wind pushing them gently to Jersey. The... Click here for more info..

Exploring the delights of Guernsey. 13/08/2018

The programme in Guernsey started sedately with a free day for the participants to explore at their own pace. This was welcomed after an... Click here for more info..

Leg 1 Dolphins and Rainbows. 12/08/2018

It was an early start for the fleet as they slipped lines at 0500 and headed out of Dart Harbour to make the most of daylight for their... Click here for more info..

First South West Edition of ARC Channel Islands welcomed in Dartmouth. 10/08/2018

The first ARC Channel Islands South West Edition, in association with Hamble School of Yachting and the RYA got off to an excellent start as... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2018. 11/07/2017

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 14-23 September 2018 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

New Route Announced for ARC Channel Islands 2018. 23/02/2018

Following two successful editions ARC Channel Islands, entries are now open for this summer’s rally which features a new route for 2018 with... Click here for more info..

Adventures in Alderney and final Au Revoirs. 20/08/2017

On Thursday afternoon the rally departed for Alderney, marking the last stop in the Channel Islands, before returning to Gosport.Conditions... Click here for more info..

Glorious Guernsey. 16/08/2017

After a relaxing couple of days in Cherbourg, the rally awoke Monday morning feeling refreshed and relaxed.The sea state resembled a mill... Click here for more info..

Crews triumph in testing conditions . 13/08/2017

After two days of preparation at Haslar Marina the time had come for this year’s participants to cross the channel to Cherbourg.Tides and... Click here for more info..

Blue skies welcome ARC Channel Islands Fleet in to Gosport. 11/08/2017

This year’s ARC Channel Islands rally, in association with Hamble School of Yachting and the RYA got off to a bright start with blue skies... Click here for more info..

Rally Introductions at the ARC Channel Islands Seminar. 09/05/2017

Last weekend World Cruising Club welcomed this year’s ARC Channel Islands participants and prospective Channel crossers to a beautifully... Click here for more info..

Choosing for Offshore Cruising at the Bluewater Weekend. 22/03/2017

Bluewater Weekend: 20 and 21 May 2017, Lymington UKMore than just a boat show, more than a seminar, and more than simply a cruiser... Click here for more info..

Entries Open - Join us for ARC Channel Islands 2017. 27/01/2017

Following the successful first edition ARC Channel Islands last summer, we are pleased to announce that entries are now open for ARC Channel... Click here for more info..

Cruisers Give Thumbs Up to Rally. 19/09/2016

Following the successful first edition ARC Channel Islands this August, we are pleased to announce that the rally will sail again in August... Click here for more info..

Final Crossing and the Final Farewells. 29/08/2016

On departing Alderney the fleet said goodbye to two boats, Sophisticated Lady and Magic Moments, who were making their way back to their... Click here for more info..

Relaxing on Alderney. 28/08/2016

Today saw the change to the new itinerary. The sail from Guernsey to Alderney was a slow one, with very light winds most of the fleet... Click here for more info..

Blue Sky Sailing and Exploring Guernsey. 25/08/2016

After a quick stop in Cherbourg, the fleet departed towards Guernsey “blessed with blue skies, flat water, epic sunshine” (Midnight... Click here for more info..

Sunshine and Smiles through the Swell. 23/08/2016

After two days of waiting there was an air of excitement dockside at the Haslar Marina as crews prepared for their sunrise departure from... Click here for more info..

And they’re off!. 22/08/2016

After playing a waiting game with the weather since Friday, it was finally time to set sail as the ARC Channel Islands Rally headed for... Click here for more info..

Windy Weekend Waiting Game. 20/08/2016

Dockside chat amongst the ARC Channel Islands fleet in Gosport has been about one thing above all others - the weather! As predicted, the... Click here for more info..

1