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A Family Affair . 27/05/2019

Spending 15 months sailing around the world with your children - The ultimate experience to share with your nearest and dearest, or a prospect too daunting to contemplate? Five months after World ARC began in Saint Lucia, we catch up with the parents and children who took a leap of faith and did just that.As the ARC rallies continue to expand so do the reasons for deciding to setting sail into the sunset. It’s often said that one of the major benefits to sailing with an organised rally is the certainty of a schedule and committing to a start date. This means skippers and crews can plan their lives, taking time out from usual commitments such as the ‘day job’, and have a timetable that allows for visits home and keeping in touch with loved ones. Many may not be fully able to ‘sell up and... Click here for more info..

What’s In a Name? . 07/01/2019

The final countdown has begun for the crews of 28 boats starting World ARC in 2019. The 15 month circumnavigation will see them cover some... Click here for more info..

Boom Breakage on The Project!. 17/12/2018

Each year on the ARC there are great examples of seamanship as a number of boats experience breakages and equipment failures during the... Click here for more info..

Crossing the line – Saint Lucia welcomes Sea Child after a ten year circumnavigation. 08/12/2018

Almost ten years to the day, since they sailed out of Rodney Bay, Eric and Tamara Barto of Sea Child have crossed their original starting... Click here for more info..

Man spricht deutsch. 18/11/2018

Da bereits mehrere deutsche Boote am 11.11. und 15.11. mit der ARC+ mit Ziel Kapverden gestartet sind, ist die Flotte der deutschsprachigen... Click here for more info..

Cruisers welcome in the Caribbean regattas. 17/11/2018

Once in the Caribbean there’s obviously plenty of great cruising to look forward to as crews relax in the tropics after their long Atlantic... Click here for more info..

School for thought – ARC children (and their parents) have their say. 14/11/2018

When walking around the docks in Las Palmas it’s great to see children of all ages and nationalities (16 this year) playing together and... Click here for more info..

Caribbean Maintenance Essentials. 23/10/2018

Top tips from SVG Yacht Services for enjoying a stress-free season cruising in the CaribbeanSVG Yacht Services, based in Bequia,... Click here for more info..

Planning for the ARC – Our top medical and first aid tips before pushing away from the dock . 10/10/2018

Liz Baugh, maritime and offshore medic from Red Square Medical and Dr. John Ross, medical director of PRAXES Medical Group take you through... Click here for more info..

Wave Upon Wave - A new book celebrating 30 years of the ARC. 28/09/2018

The ARC, the biggest and best of ocean rallies by far, has brought together very many wonderful people, each with unique stories, sailing on... Click here for more info..

How to Crew in the ARC. 30/09/2016

The 2018 edition for the ARC is rapidly approaching and we have over 300 boats carrying 1500 aspiring ocean sailors ready to check off their... Click here for more info..

Back to business in the BVIs . 24/05/2018

In September last year, Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction across the northern Leeward Islands, including the British Virgin Islands... Click here for more info..

Discovering Brazil . 09/03/2018

While sailing around the world with World ARC, there are two places that have a special prominence along the way: the Caribbean and South... Click here for more info..

ARC Ladies support Saint Lucia CDGC . 18/01/2018

The Atlantic Women 2017 journey began 3 years ago when Rotarian Konrad Wagner brought Petra Pavlisin to visit the Child Development and... Click here for more info..

Millennials taking on the world. 09/01/2018

There is a very special and select group within the new World ARC fleet who have just begun their round-the-world adventure. Aged from 8 to... Click here for more info..

Weather and Tactics on ARC 2017. 18/12/2017

ARC 2017 posed some complicated tactical challenges for the fleet from the outset.On the day of the start a cold front to the west of the... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia: Well worth crossing an ocean for!. 13/12/2017

Sighting land after several weeks at sea is a special moment for ARC sailors, “St Lucia looms large now, rolling hills of velvet dotted with... Click here for more info..

Ed the Fundraising Iguana!. 18/11/2017

Whilst the ARC+ fleet were in the Cape Verdes, the crews of three of the boats went to visit the SOS Children's Villages charity in Mindelo.... Click here for more info..

March of the Multihulls. 18/11/2017

In all there are 44 multihulls sailing under the ARC banner this year - 30 on the direct route and 14 sailing with ARC+ showing the growing... Click here for more info..

ARC participants pushing personal boundaries. 17/11/2017

Start day is right around the corner and it’s all systems go in Las Palmas as months of planning finally come together. Every crew here has... Click here for more info..

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