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Grenada announced as new destination for the ARC+ 2021 Fleet. 05/03/2021

World Cruising Club are pleased to announce that Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina on the island of Grenada will be the new Caribbean destination for the 9th annual ARC+ in 2021. Since its launch in 2013 the annual transatlantic route sailing from Gran Canaria with a stopover at Mindelo Marina in Cape Verde en route, has proved popular with cruisers sailing under the ARC banner. So much so that two Caribbean landfalls in Saint Lucia and St. Vincent have been necessary since 2017 to increase capacity to meet demand of the families, couples and cruising friends wishing to sail with the tradewinds via Cape Verde.From December 2021, all boats on the ARC+ route will now finish together at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, combining... Click here for more info..

Announcing ARC January. 09/02/2021

Demand from sailors worldwide for spaces in the 2021 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC 2021) has been unprecedented in the 35 year history of... Click here for more info..

ARC Routes Fully Subscribed for 2021. 31/12/2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, lots of skippers transferred their participation from the 2020 ARC/ARC+ rallies to the... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations conclude ARC+ 2020. 15/12/2020

This evening, a unique prize-giving ceremony brought to a close a six-week long adventure for 98 sailors who crossed the Atlantic with ARC+... Click here for more info..

On the Docks in Rodney Bay Marina . 13/12/2020

Today is Saint Lucia Day, the official start to Christmas here on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Independent since 1979, Helene of the... Click here for more info..

ARC Broadcasting - Rodney Bay's Dedicated ARC Radio Channel now online!. 10/12/2020

Tune in to ARC Broadcasting! New for 2020 brought to you by the Events Company Saint Lucia, ARC participants and their family and friends... Click here for more info..

Caring and sharing on the Ocean Waves . 09/12/2020

This year’s ARC crossing was always going to be a special adventure for the fleet of ARC+ and ARC 2020.As part of the benefits of sailing... Click here for more info..

A Battle to the Finish – Banzaï takes line honours in ARC 2020. 03/12/2020

As daylight dawned in Saint Lucia on Thursday 3rd December, the eagerly awaited first arrival of ARC 2020 sailed gracefully round Pigeon... Click here for more info..

Mid Atlantic with the ARC+ & ARC 2020. 29/11/2020

During the first week at sea for both the ARC and ARC+ fleets with Saint Lucia now set firmly in their sights, there have been some... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Fleet Depart Mindelo. 23/11/2020

The ARC+ fleet got underway in good conditions today as they set out on Leg 2 of ARC+ from São Vicente in the Cape Verde Islands to Saint... Click here for more info..

Testing Times as Restart Delayed Again. 22/11/2020

It has been a frustrating few days for ARC+ skippers in Mindelo as they await the results of the vital PCR tests, before they get the “all... Click here for more info..

Mindelo Restart Delayed. 21/11/2020

It has been another day of frustration for ARC+ crews in Mindelo awaiting the start of leg 2 of the rally. The start was originally... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Celebrating Success in Mindelo. 18/11/2020

Following the first arrival on Immagina just before midnight local time on Thursday 12th November, Marina Mindelo steadily welcomed the ARC+... Click here for more info..

First boat arrives after fast passage. 13/11/2020

With much excitement, the first boat to arrive into Mindelo was welcomed just before midnight local time on Thursday 12th November,... Click here for more info..

Mindelo here we come!. 08/11/2020

After months of preparation, hard work and determination to take part in ARC+ 2020 in challenging circumstances, last night’s firework... Click here for more info..

Final preparations for ARC+. 07/11/2020

With less than 24 hours to go until the start of their Atlantic adventure with ARC+ 2020, the final countdown to departure from Las Palmas... Click here for more info..

Tick.. Tick.. Tick... The Countdown to ARC+ 2020. 03/11/2020

Wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing, taking PCR tests before departure…who could have ever imagined we would have had such a... Click here for more info..

ARC Forest Project. 30/10/2020

All the ARC+ yachts are now well through their first week in Las Palmas where they are enjoying getting to know each other in a socially... Click here for more info..

Air-Sea Rescue in Las Palmas. 29/10/2020

ARC+ participants have had the great opportunity to witness an Air-Sea Rescue provided by the great team at Salvamento Maritimo in Las... Click here for more info..

Las Palmas Welcomes ARC+ 2020. 27/10/2020

On Monday, 26 October, ARC+ 2020 officially began as the the World Cruising Club team hit the docks of Las Palms Marina to welcome this... Click here for more info..