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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 into IGY Rodney Bay Marina onboard Dalliance of Chichester having completed his 24th Atlantic crossing!He likes to sail with family boats because he is happiest playing with children and gets up to all sorts of fun and games while at sea. This year Ed travelled from Las Palmas to Cape Verde (ARC+ Leg 1) onboard sailing yacht Sarah, a Hanse 588. He was in the very capable hands of the younger crew members, Stephen aged 12 and Sarah aged 8. Sarah was particularly excited to be looking after Ed and they enjoyed lots of activities together like playing games, fishing and making yummy waffles. Once reaching landfall in Cape Verde he also got to play with... 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..

Meet the Yellow Shirts of 2019!. 05/11/2019

Meet this year's ARC Yellowshirts! Between us we have sailed: 72 Atlantic Crossings / 13 circumnavigations / 1,040,000 nautical ocean... Click here for more info..

What is a Typical ARC Boat?. 29/10/2019

ARC Communications Director, Jeremy Wyatt casts his eye over the fleet of almost 300 boats in this year’s Atlantic Rally for Cruisers.I am... Click here for more info..

World ARC Cruising in Australia. 20/08/2019

After exploring Mackay with the help and support of The Mackay Region, the World ARC fleet have been on a free cruising period for a bit... Click here for more info..

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... 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..

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