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Pipeline Across the Ocean. 03/12/2022

At the end of WWII, the Allies set-up PLUTO a ‘Pipeline Under the Ocean’ to supply fuel to their armies in France. In 2022 we have witnessed our own virtual ARC Pipeline Across the Ocean as a stream of ARC boats have formed a pipeline to refuel the yacht Take Off after the Grand Soleil 54 was dismasted five days ago, some 1400NM out from Saint Lucia.The crews of fellow ARC yachts have shown amazing spirit rallying around the Wennberg family crew on Take Off with 21 different yachts offering fuel. Without their mast, and with only a small jury-rig set up using their stormsail and a spinnaker pole, Take Off is relying on their engine to get the crew safely to the Caribbean.Aphrodite 2 was the first yacht to rendezvous on Sunday night, and as well as putting a doctor onboard to examine an... Click here for more info..

ARC Plus tales from the crossing. 02/12/2022

Over 60 boats have now arrived in Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina and the atmosphere is joyous and vibrant as delighted crews... Click here for more info..

Cool kids of ARC 2022. 19/11/2022

It's hard to miss the pitter-patter of feet at the ARC socials. As the adults enjoy a drink or two at the sundowners and parties, there are... Click here for more info..

Diverse boats and diverse crews. 18/11/2022

True to form, this year’s ARC has a real mix of boats (and crews), with everything from classic boats from the 70s and 80s, to mid-range... Click here for more info..

Die deutschen Boote. 18/11/2022

Auch dieses Jahr sind wieder zahlreiche Boote aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum bei der ARC dabei. Es sind Boote mit Freunden, Familiencrews,... Click here for more info..

Speedy cats increase in popularity. 15/11/2022

In recent years there has been a significant uptick in the number of multihulls entering the ARC growing at a steady rate each year, and ARC... Click here for more info..

Destination Grenada – Bound for the Spice of the Caribbean. 05/11/2022

ARC+ participants have a real treat in store after their ocean crossing, arriving in beautiful island of Grenada. They will be greeted by... Click here for more info..

Live Presentations Back for September 2022. 02/08/2022

Our in-person live presentations will be back for the 2022 Southampton Boat Show in September, with updates on ARC Portugal and World ARC on... Click here for more info..

Bluewater Cockpit Conversations is Back!. 11/05/2022

Join us in the virtual cockpit for conversation and chat in a unique online event to inspire your bluewater cruising ambitions. Whether you... Click here for more info..

The Berthon Market Report 2022. 23/05/2022

We invite you to dive into the all new Berthon Yacht Market Report 2022. Within the pages of this annual publication, you will find... Click here for more info..

Young guns making their sailing dream a reality . 18/11/2021

Whilst the average age of those signing up for the ARC is around 45-55 years old, there’s a growing trend for much younger crews to take a... Click here for more info..

New boats, new beginnings and new adventures…. 13/11/2021

It’s clear when walking around the docks in Las Palmas marina that there’s a hugely diverse fleet taking part in the ARC, as usual, but... Click here for more info..

Well prepped for the Atlantic crossing. 09/11/2021

Ahead of this year’s ARC, two boats taking part shared a few valuable tips and passed on some of their knowledge gleaned along the way to... Click here for more info..

ARC Bluewater Preparations - start your ARC adventure today! . 01/09/2021

Join us for a unique, free online event to start your ARC bluewater countdown!06 September is launch day for the 2022 ARC routes, and to... Click here for more info..

ARC Bluewater Cockpit Conversations. 31/03/2021

Click here for information on the 2022 eventJoin us in the virtual cockpit for conversation and chat in a unique online event to inspire... Click here for more info..

Webinar: Cruising Portugal with ARC Portugal. 29/01/2021

Webinar: Cruising Portugal with ARC Portugal  The webinar will help you discover more about crossing Biscay with ARC Portugal and... Click here for more info..

Lucian Cook Up!. 11/12/2020

The Events Company Saint Lucia bring you a special series of cooking demonstrations featuring some of the island's top chefs cooking up a... Click here for more info..

ARC sailors crossing for charity. 20/11/2020

This year in particular, participants in the ARC feel extremely privileged and fortunate to be able to take part in the rally and to... Click here for more info..

Emily Morgan – planning for the ‘new normal’. 17/11/2020

Nearly 400 people have joined Anna and Bones Black’s popular charter boat since they purchased Emily Morgan in 2011 and have sailed 83,000... Click here for more info..

Family boat shares top tips. 13/11/2020

With 24 children across the fleet sailing with the ARC, one family boat shares some great tips to help future ARC participants who are... Click here for more info..

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