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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 break from work or studies to buy a boat and travel the world. The pandemic has certainly influenced this decision, along with the notion of doing it right now and not waiting until later in life. Three boats taking part this year: Disco Inferno 3, (DEU), Cessna (NOR) and Minga (CHL) all have young skippers and crew who are making the most of the opportunity. Prior to their first Atlantic crossing, they shared with us how they’ve made this happen and their life plans after the ARC.The Chilean floating homeOne such boat is the Bavaria 42 Minga which was bought by four twenty-something professionals from Santiago, Chile earlier this summer. Whilst their... 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..

The Berthon Market Report 2021. 26/05/2021

Leading international yacht brokers, Berthon have recently released their 2021 Market Report. This annual publication gives insightful... Click here for more info..

ARC Bluewater Cockpit Conversations. 31/03/2021

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..

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..

Ed the Iguana found the perfect boat to cross the Atlantic. 07/11/2020

ARC+ Mascot Ed the Iguana is on his way once again as the world's most well travelled reptile across the Atlantic!Ed is now onboard Selkie,... Click here for more info..

ARC 2019 Photo Competition. 08/04/2020

We are certainly missing being at sea right now so we thought it would be an ideal time to re-live some of the magic moments of ARC 2019... Click here for more info..

COVID-19 Cruising Community Updates. 20/03/2020

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..

When is the best time to go off sailing?. 18/03/2020

World Cruising Club’s communications director shares his thoughts of the right time to go live-aboard sailing, based on more than twenty... Click here for more info..

Ed’s ARC+ Diary across the Atlantic . 07/12/2019

Ed the Iguana is probably one of the most experienced sailors in the ARC+ fleet. At sunrise on the morning of Friday 6 December he arrived... Click here for more info..

Destination Focus: What's in store in St. Vincent?. 03/12/2019

For some sailors the site of land is not the best part of an ocean crossing, but for many who are on their first crossing it’s one of relief... Click here for more info..

New boats – new adventures. 16/11/2019

Of the 190+ boats taking part in the ARC this year, around 20 in the fleet are new-builds, produced in 2019. They include nine multihulls... Click here for more info..

Video bloggers inspire ARC sailors. 13/11/2019

This year several boats owned by young people under the age of 35 will be setting off on their first Atlantic crossing with the ARC. Many of... Click here for more info..

An Insider’s guide - Top tips all ARC sailors will want to know . 12/11/2019

Emily Morgan is run as a charter boat by experienced husband and wife team - Bones and Anna Black who have sailed all their lives and... Click here for more info..

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