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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 regular changes to long-held intentions. As sailors, we should never be afraid to change route and improvise. At sea you always have to adapt to the weather and wind direction and if your planned route does not work with the weather forecast, simply change it. In light of the COVID-19 global crisis restricting international travel and in the interest of protecting the health and wellbeing of all those involved, it disappointingly will not be possible for the 26th edition of ARC Portugal to take place in late May and June 2020 as planned. Over the past fortnight, World Cruising Club has been liaising with host ports and participants hoping 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..

Great days in Bayona. 12/06/2019

ARC Portugal crews have been enjoying a well-earned reward after their Biscay crossing with an exciting time exploring Galicia. On Monday,... Click here for more info..

Sangria in the sunshine. 09/06/2019

Over the past 36 hours at the Monte Real Club de Yates, the visitor’s pontoon has been transformed from an expectant empty basin into a hub... Click here for more info..

Bayona awaits first ARC Portugal 2019 arrivals. 07/06/2019

The Spanish port of Bayona is still yet to welcome the arrival of ARC Portugal as an intense low pressure system has disrupted the fleet’s... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2019 Sets Sail from Plymouth. 02/06/2019

Heading out into a cloudy Plymouth Sound this morning, seventeen boats have now begun their three week adventure sailing to sunny southern... Click here for more info..

Pre-departure preparations in Plymouth. 01/06/2019

It has been a busy few days in Plymouth’s Mayflower Marina as the crews of ARC Portugal 2019 have been preparing for their departure on... Click here for more info..

First day of the 25th Edition of ARC Portugal in Plymouth!. 30/05/2019

The ARC Portugal Rally Office opened first thing in the morning marking the start of the 25th edition. Attracting a diverse fleet of 20... Click here for more info..

The stage is set for the 25th Edition of ARC Portugal. 24/05/2019

Mayflower Marina in Plymouth has begun to welcome participants set to join ARC Portugal 2019 ahead of their departure from the Plymouth... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2018 comes to an end. 28/06/2018

Last night it was the turn of the 24th edition of ARC Portugal where all the participants gathered for a farewell supper and final prize... Click here for more info..

Oeiras for Lisbon. 25/06/2018

On Friday 22nd June the participants enjoyed a wonderful trip in the municipality of Oeiras, heading first to the famous old gunpowder... Click here for more info..

Halfway down Portugal. 20/06/2018

On the evening of the 18th June the Prize-giving for the leg from Porto to Figuera da Foz took place at the Palacio Sotto Mayor. ARC... Click here for more info..

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