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The Berthon Market Report 2024

The Berthon Market Report 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Berthon Market Report, an annual publication with articles from the Berthon Sales Group team with their take on the sales market... more info


ARC Films from the BoatShow.tv

ARC Films from the BoatShow.tv

The talented team at YouTube channel BoatShow.tv have released their films from ARC 2023, featuring Gran Canaria, Saint Lucia and a whole host of... more info


Your Guide to the 2024 Caribbean Regatta Season

Your Guide to the 2024 Caribbean Regatta Season

The Caribbean, with its crystal-clear azure waters and reliable trade winds, plays host to a series of sailing regattas each year. Whether you're a... more info



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Welcome to the World Cruising Club


Your adventure starts here! 

World Cruising Club is the world's leading sailing rally specialist, with distinct rallies taking place every year - ARC, ARC Plus, World ARC, ARC Europe and ARC Portugal. From round-the-world adventures and ocean crossings, to social cruising and island hopping, there is something for everyone.

World Cruising Club was born with the very first ARC in 1986, the first-ever ocean crossing rally. We now help more than 450 boats and 1200 people to achieve their sailing dreams every year.  Some of our rallies are big on fun and big on people, others are more intimate. Whatever their size, our rallies all adhere to the original ethos of safe and social cruising.

Our rally teams are all keen to ensure that everyone has a great time ashore and afloat; we know that rallies are more than simply sailing.

Join us, your adventure starts here!
Your adventure starts here!

World Cruising Club, organiser of the ARC and Caribbean 1500 - is the world's leading sailing rally specialist, with nine distinct rallies taking place every year. From round-the-world adventures and ocean crossings, to social cruising and island hopping.


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World Cruising Club Events

World ARC - Circumnavigation Adventure

Start in Saint Lucia or Australia and sail round the world

ARC Plus - Atlantic Rally for Cruisers + Cape Verde

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to the Grenada via Cape Verde

ARC - Atlantic Rally for Cruisers

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia

ARC January - A New Year Crossing

Cross the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia

ARC Europe - Atlantic Crossing West to East

Caribbean or USA to Portugal via Bermuda and the Azores

ARC Portugal - Bay of Biscay South

Cross Biscay to Bayona, then daysail south to Marina de Lagos



World Cruising Club Seminars

Bluewater Öppet Dag - Sverige - 2024...More
Bluewater Open Day - UK...More
Bluewater Cruisers' Question Time - UK...More
World ARC Seminar - UK...More
Sailing South Seminar - UK...More

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WORLD CRUISING EVENTS
Looking for the ultimate adventure?

Looking for the ultimate adventure?

Join us and a varied fleet of yachts from all over the world for the adventure of a lifetime and sail the world’s oceans with World ARC.... more info



LATEST NEWS HEADLINES

Start Day for ARC Europe 2024 - Leg 1. 22/05/2024

The ARC Europe 2024 fleet created a spectacular sight in St. George’s Harbour this afternoon, Wednesday 22 May, as 30 yachts gathered for the... more info


ARC Europe 2024 have begun to arrive on the beautiful island of Bermuda!. 15/05/2024

ARC Europe 2024 have begun to arrive on the beautiful island of Bermuda! 18 out of the 34 boats in the fleet are on their way from St Maarten (Leg... more info


ARC Europe 2024 Start Day. 11/05/2024

ARC Europe 2024 are on their way to Bermuda! Under beautiful blue skies the fleet of 18 yachts, 63 crew and 4 dogs, had ideal wind conditions of 12... more info


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Ocean Safety - Pyrotechnics: A Complete Guide

Ocean Safety - Pyrotechnics: A Complete Guide

Flares are an essential part of the safety equipment to be carried on board all rally yachts and our official safety partner, Ocean Safety Ltd have... more info