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ARC Europe

Cruise in company from the Caribbean or USA to Marina de Lagos in southern Portugal. Explore the Atlantic islands of Bermuda and the Azores with friends.
More than just a trans-ocean delivery, ARC Europe is a convivial way to start a European adventure or to end a Caribbean season. The rally has two starts; From St Maarten or the US East Coast with online support; with the two fleets meeting in Bermuda. Then on to cruise the Azores, seeing bull running, flowers, traditional buildings and spectacular scenery before the final voyage to Europe.
Our team are with you in every port, helping you make the most of your time ashore with parties and tours, advice and support.
“It has been a lot of fun to cruise the Azores in the company of other ARC Europe boats”

Kinship - Arrival in Horta, Ursula, Andy, Tim and Mia
Kinship - Rigging check, Kinship from above


ARC Europe 2023 Start in Bermuda .

It was a beautiful and very exciting start for ARC Europe 2023 today, Wednesday, 17 May. The only location which could arguably beat the splendour of Bora Bora in the French Polynesia, is the start in St Georges Bay in Bermuda. Crossing the line in quite a snug area of the bay, the fleet pass close together through “The Cut” which forms a spectacular sight.First over the line towards the ODM was... Click here for more info..

A Fun Packed Weekend for ARC Europe.

It has been a fun packed weekend for ARC Europe in St George’s Bay, Bermuda. Hosting all the evening events, St Georges Dingy and Sports Club was a fitting venue for the fleet. Overlooking the harbour, the wraparound balcony provides the perfect spot to enjoy chilled refreshments as the sun sets behind the town centre.    As the fleet began to gather in St Georges Bay either from the... Click here for more info..

Bermuda Welcomes ARC Europe 2023.

The flags are flying high in the historic town of St Georges, Bermuda. The spectacular bay located to the Northeast of the island will be home to the rally over the coming week. With many options to moor and anchor in the sheltered waters, St Georges Bay offers a safe environment for the fleet to gather and rest before their onward journey. Those in the fleet departing from St Maarten are... Click here for more info..
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Bluewater Mooney - 26.05.2023 BLUEWATER MOONEY

Wir laufen seit dem 23.05. unter Maschine.Dabei haben wir alles so weit präpariert.Das lose Vorstag einschließlich der schweren Rollanlage (Furlex 400 H) ist über die Rollen der Ankerwinsch und Zug mit der Ankerwinsch so weit nach unten fixiert, read more...


Time Out - Time Out - Day 6 Bermuda to Azores

Jour 6 : premiers dauphinsHier en fin d’après midi, nous avons vu nos premiers dauphins. Une dizaine qui sautaient autour du bateau et suivaient notre avant. Un jeune dauphin s’était glissé parmi eux.La nuit fut plus mouvemente avec une vent de read more...


Time Out - Time Out - Day 6 Bermuda to Azores

Day 5 in our Atlantic crossing. The last 12h has been completely different from what we have had till now, the wind arrived early, and mostly ruined our night, with 25 kts of wind, TimeOut started accelerating and we did 9kt East all night long, in read more...


Avventura - Bermuda - Azores : Day 9

38:01.070N 44:00.245W alle 22:00 (23:00 UTC) del 25maggio 2023.   How does it feel? To swim alongside your friends andfamily, moving effortlessly in your element. To chase some fish for breakfast,lunch and dinner. To know the other creatures read more...


Bluewater Mooney - 25.05.2023 Bluewater Mooney

Updatefor those who are interestedone should learn from mistakes, and I have now found an explanation as to why the bolt securing the Furlex 400 H has lost its securing pin and disappeared into the sea:I found part of the securing pin on the deck read more...

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It really was a highlight of our year's sailing last year.

Margaret Meade, sy Re Shuanta

I can't tell you enough what a wonderful trip we have had. Your whole team has done such an amazing job. 

Ed Polner, Principle Interest (USA)

World Cruising Club

Boot is Back!

Europe's largest boat show, Boot Düsseldorf, is back in action again and World Cruising Club will be there to welcome ARC sailors, both old and new, face-to-face. There is so much to see and explore at Boot that you'll need more than one day to see it all. With excellent transport links, plenty of hotels, and the world's marine industry attending, it is the 'must see' boat show for boaters from across Europe and beyond. Come and find the WCC team at 10E31 in Hall 10.... more info

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