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ARC Portugal 2020 - Entries Now Open!. 07/08/2019

      Join us in 2020Credited each year with introducing sailors to life-long cruising friends, ARC Portugal departs from Plymouth each June and crosses the Bay of Biscay to Bayona, then cruises south in a series of day sails with stopovers in welcoming marinas along the way to finish in Marina de Lagos a little over three weeks later. This scenic and social rally promises much more than a delivery trip to the Med - visits ashore to explore historic cities, excellent meals with breathtaking views and the World Cruising Club team on hand in every port make the rally a real holiday. “ARC Portugal is a great way to cross the Biscay and cruise down the Atlantic coast to Lagos. You have like-minded and helpful sailors always close by for help and guidance. It is... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2018 Wraps Up in Saint Lucia. 13/12/2018

In Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia last night crews from ARC+ route of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers gathered on the green of IGY Marina to mark... Click here for more info..

A Classic ARC Crossing. 11/12/2018

Wave after wave comes surging onto the Atlantic coast of Saint Lucia, pushed across the ocean by the constant trade winds, each wave... Click here for more info..

Good things come to those who wait - first ARC+ Saint Vincent Arrival. 08/12/2018

The team ashore at Blue Lagoon Marina in Saint Vincent have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first boats sailing the inaugural ARC+... Click here for more info..

Swanning Around. 04/12/2018

Chasing across the Atlantic bow to stern, or should it be beak to tail, our two Swan 46’s – Rohkea and Gertha 5 - arrived into Rodney Bay,... Click here for more info..

‘We could get used to this!’ A bed of roses on the Atlantic Ocean. 29/11/2018

Out on the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, crews on this year‘s ARC rally are happily munching down the miles towards the Caribbean. Leading... Click here for more info..

Farewell to Mindelo - see you again next year!. 25/11/2018

Lying as they do, on the cusp of the Atlantic tradewind route to the Caribbean, a call into Cape Verde is a popular option for offshore... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Farewell and Prizegiving in the Cape Verde. 20/11/2018

The ARC+ Leg 1 Prize Giving was held yesterday evening at the old fish market in Mindelo which now serves as a Museu do Mar sharing the... Click here for more info..

The first ARC+ St. Vincent sets sail. 15/11/2018

The inaugural edition of ARC+ St. Vincent set sail today from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria marking the second wave of boats in the 2018... Click here for more info..

Final preparations for the ARC+ St. Vincent Fleet. 14/11/2018

There’s less than 24 hours to go until the start of ARC+ St. Vincent; a new route enabling even more sailors to cross the Atlantic under the... Click here for more info..

First Wave Away!. 11/11/2018

The docks of Muelle Deportivo in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria were a hive of activity this morning as crews of ARC+ 2018 prepared to lead the... Click here for more info..

Last day in Las Palmas for ARC+ Crews. 10/11/2018

With less than one day to go until the start of ARC+ 2018, crews from 72 boats sailing on the route to Saint Lucia are on the final... Click here for more info..

Socials, Seminars and Safety Demos . 09/11/2018

Things are hotting up in Las Palmas as the first of three route departures moves closer every day. Seminars and socials have been... Click here for more info..

A busy programme continues for ARC+ crews. 04/11/2018

The ARC+ and ARC+ St Vincent programme in Las Palmas kicked off in style on Friday evening with a fantastic Welcome Party at the ‘El... Click here for more info..

Roll up... Roll up! Welcome to ARC+ 2018!. 01/11/2018

ARC+ ralliers were welcomed today as the Rally Office opened its doors in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A rush of participants were met by the... Click here for more info..

Announcing ARC+ St. Vincent. 30/05/2018

We are delighted announce a new alternative route option for ARC+ this November - ARC+ St. Vincent!Demand for spaces on ARC+ has grown year... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2017. 07/12/2017

As the sun set in Saint Lucia on Wednesday 6th December, crews of ARC+ 2017 came togetherto mark the end of a wonderful ocean adventure with... Click here for more info..

ARC+ First Arrival in Saint Lucia. 26/11/2017

Today Saint Lucia cheerfully welcomed the first arrival of the ARC+ fleet, Sparkman & Stevens Sloop Altair after a fast... Click here for more info..

ARC+ fleet crossing the Atlantic Ocean. 21/11/2017

After 6 days from the start the ARC+ fleet is making good progress towards St Lucia, and the crews are celebrating and enjoying the Atlantic... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2017 Farewell to Mindelo. 15/11/2017

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