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New Start Date for ARC Portugal. 07/03/2022

New Start Date for PlymouthDue to logistical challenges in some of our stopover ports, and concerns for dock space due to the extended Platinum Jubilee Bank Holidays (Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June), World Cruising Club have had to change the rally start date, moving the rally by one week with the start from Mayflower Marina Plymouth now on Sunday 12 June. The final prizegiving at Marina de Lagos will now be on Wednesday 6 July. View revised itinerary here.Monte Real Club de Yates Bayona, our regular host club in Spain, will have an extremely limited number of visitor berths available due to an intense programme of international and national dinghy events this summer. Therefore the landfall port in Spain will not be at Bayona, but at one of several alternative marinas on Ria de... Click here for more info..

World Cruising Club eNews Feb 2022. 04/02/2022

World Cruising Club eNews - Feb 2022Read hereContents:Rally round up.... latest news on our rallies and routes for 2022 and 2023 including... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal - Keeping on Cruising. 03/08/2021

And they’re off again, sailing down to their first stop in Portugal after what could be described as perfect stopover in Baiona, Spain. The... Click here for more info..

Bienvenido a Baiona. 29/07/2021

The ARC Portugal 2021 flag is now raised and flying high in Monte Real Club de Yates in Baiona, Spain. After what many consider their great... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2021 underway. 25/07/2021

After a day of final preparations at Mayflower Marina on Saturday, busy provisioningand settling in new crew, the afternoon ended with the... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2021 Gathers in Plymouth. 23/07/2021

After a week of blistering heat the weather has started to turn here in Plymouth where the ARC Portugal 2021 yachts are now gathered at... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2021 – Revised Schedule announcement. 10/02/2021

World Cruising Club have a proposed new schedule for ARC Portugal 2021, the annual rally sailing from Plymouth, UK, to Marina de Lagos on... Click here for more info..

Webinar: Cruising Portugal with ARC Portugal. 30/12/2020

Offering wonderful sailing, superb seafood, and friendly beachfront ports, exploring the Portuguese coastline has long been a popular... Click here for more info..

WCC announce a new partnership with North Sails. 26/05/2020

World Cruising Club is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading sailmakers North Sails who join over 20 marine companies... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2020 – Revised Schedule announcement. 03/04/2020

World Cruising Club have a proposed new schedule for ARC Portugal 2020, the annual rally sailing from Plymouth, UK, to Marina de Lagos on... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2020 - Rally Update 31 March. 31/03/2020

Over recent weeks, the global spread of COVID-19 has impacted the cruising plans of many and the rapidly evolving situation leading to... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2019. 27/08/2019

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 13-22 September 2019 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

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... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations conclude the 25th Edition of ARC Portugal. 28/06/2019

Like all good things, ARC Portugal 2019, the 25th edition, has come to an end. Little did the participants of theis special rally know when... Click here for more info..

Next Stop... Sines. 23/06/2019

The start of Leg 7, from Oeiras to Sines, has been cancelled this morning due to the fog in the Lisbon region. By 1300 visibility was... Click here for more info..

The best sailing leg. 22/06/2019

Wednesday in Peniche was busy as boats arrived to the marina where they had been instructed to go alongside a long pontoon, which meant... Click here for more info..

Busy times in Figueira da Foz . 17/06/2019

The fleet left Povoa the morning of the Saturday to arrive in Figueira da Foz late afternoon were an optional supper was available in the... Click here for more info..

Touring by tuk tuk. 14/06/2019

ARC Portugal crews have been enjoying a fun-filled Friday exploring the historic city of Porto by tuk tuk and sampling Portugal’s signature... Click here for more info..

Bem vindo a Portugal. 13/06/2019

After many years coming to Póvoa do Varzim, the relationship that has slowly built up during the many years of this first stop in Portugal... Click here for more info..

Adios Bayona!. 12/06/2019

Greeted by sunny skies for a beautiful final morning in Bayona, rally crews readied their boats for the 50NM mile passage to the Portuguese... Click here for more info..

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