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Leg 4 - Porto to Figuera da Foz. 17/06/2018

Porto, the must see stopover, was a complete success. Boats arrived all together to the Duoro Marinaand we had a prizegiving at the Carvao Restaurant. Crews were taken the next morning from the marina via Tuk Tuk’s all around Porto’s emblematic sites and later on, up to Cálem’s wine lodge. A short but very interesting tour of the Lodge then followed, where participants were shown around the very impressive building and were given a taster of their famous Porto wines.    The start of Leg 4 early in the morning brought incredible images of the boats going up the Douro river to make the perfect start very close to the startline. Most of the boats had managed a great day's sailing in the sunny and breezy downwind conditions, so the arrival to Figuiera da Foz was very... Click here for more info..

Quick Sail down to Porto!. 14/06/2018

The ARC Portugal 2018 fleet have just left Povoa de Varzim on their shortest leg of the trip towards Porto. The 12 NM trip started at 1000... Click here for more info..

Povoa de Varzim: First Portuguese Stop. 13/06/2018

Yesterday, the fleet arrived at Clube Naval Povoense, in Povoa de Varzim, where they crossed the line in good time due to the north winds... Click here for more info..

Bula Vinaka Fiji! . 13/06/2018

The World ARC 2018-19 fleet has arrived Fiji!Special clearances were arranged by the World Cruising Club for the fleet to clear into the... Click here for more info..

Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas - now open for 2018. 12/06/2018

Thinking of sailing south this autumn? Come and join the fleet as we head off towards the warmer climates of the Caribbean and South... Click here for more info..

Small taster of what’s to come!. 12/06/2018

Monday evening the first ARC Portugal prizegiving took place at Monte Real Club de Yates Baiona. A selection of tapas and wine was served on... Click here for more info..

Busy Bayona. 09/06/2018

This Saturday morning, the last boat, Aluda, a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 37, arrived in Monte Real Club de Yates. With all the fleet in the... Click here for more info..

Sunshine to dry us all out. 08/06/2018

It’s Friday and Bayona knows it! The sun has decided to come out to give a warm welcome to our fleet which will be having their welcome... Click here for more info..

First Yachts in Bayona!. 07/06/2018

Departing from Plymouth last Sunday, the first yacht from the ARC Portugal fleet, Southerner, a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45DS arrived at 2257... Click here for more info..

Port of Refuge Prizegiving Party . 06/06/2018

As the sun set over the Port of Refuge in Vava’u Tonga, World ARC 2018-19 crews gathered together on the deck at the Mango Cafe for drinks... Click here for more info..

Wandering through the Gardens of Ene'io. 06/06/2018

The World ARC fleet 2018/19 participants were treated to an amazing day of beauty at Ene’io Beach and Botanical Garden.Privately owned and... Click here for more info..

A Sunny Start to ARC Portugal 2018. 03/06/2018

The rally briefing for ARC Portugal 2018 took place Friday evening at the Plymouth Albion Rugby Club. Here, Andrew Bishop explained that the... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2018 in Port Refuge, Tonga. 01/06/2018

After sailing 1500 nautical miles in two separate groups from Bora Bora, the World ARC 2018-19 Fleet has reunited in the beautiful Kingdom... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2018 is up and running!. 31/05/2018

ARC Portugal 2018 is officially up and running! This morning at 0900 the rally office opened at Mayflower Marina in Plymouth. Over the... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe 2019 - Entries now open!. 30/05/2018

As the participants of 2018 edition of the west to east transatlantic rally, ARC Europe, arrive at the mid-Atlantic sailing mecca of Horta... 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..

World ARC 2020 - Entries now open!. 30/05/2018

Are you dreaming of tropical islands and faraway places? Are you wondering what to do after the ARC? Looking for a safe, supported and... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2018. 11/07/2017

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 14-23 September 2018 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

Celebrating Mid-Atlantic Reunions (whatever the weather). 28/05/2018

by Mark Burton, ARC Europe Rally ControlSailors always talk about the weather. Before you leave a port all you hear is whether the weather... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2018 and Niue Tourism Centre . 24/05/2018

After departing Bora Bora almost two weeks ago, the “little fleet” encountered some challenging weather en route to Suwarrow however by the... Click here for more info..