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Lagos, ARC Portugal 2022's final destination. 07/07/2022

The fleet arrived in glorious sunshine, synonymous with the popular holiday destination of Lagos on the southern coast of Portugal, also home to Marina de Lagos, our event sponsor and final destination of the rally for the last 27 years. As in Baiona after the Biscay crossing, Sea Crusader were the first to arrive on the waiting pontoon to be be greeted by MD of World Cruising, Andrew Bishop, the marina’s manager Ingrid Fortunado and the ARC Portugal Yellow Shirt team.After a slow passage south from Sines, rounding Cape St Vincent brought with it an excellent breeze and they enjoyed an exhilarating sail east towards Lagos. With the brand new events pontoon awaiting the fleet, the lifting bridge allowing access into the marina was soon in operation as the other 18 boats arrive... Click here for more info..

Sines, home of Vasco da Gama. 07/07/2022

It was Sunday afternoon when the boats started to arrive in Sines, with little wind across the harbour the boats had an easy time mooring on... Click here for more info..

Oeiras, gateway to Lisbon. 05/07/2022

For those who decided to leave for Oeiras on Thursday, the following day began with an enchanting tour of the town supported by the Oeiras... Click here for more info..

Last Minute Change to Nazare. 02/07/2022

The winds took the ARC Portugal fleet to the magnificent city of Nazaré, instead of Peniche as scheduled. From mid afternoon onwards the... Click here for more info..

All Ahead for Figueira da Foz. 29/06/2022

Light airs morning greeted the fleet as they prepared for the start off the northern breakwater. Clube Naval Povoense very generously... Click here for more info..

Tours not to be missed – Tuk Tuk and a Coach. 29/06/2022

Povoa de Varzim provides an excellent starting point to visit two key cities in the north of Portugal. First up was Porto and in the centre... Click here for more info..

Start in Spain, Arrive in Portugal . 29/06/2022

Leaving Baiona with on 3 or 4 knots of breeze, the fleet headed off south to their first stop in Portugal, Povoa... Click here for more info..

Caribbean 1500 - Update. 29/06/2022

World Cruising Club regret to announce that we are not able to run the ARC Caribbean 1500 rally this year (2022). Unfortunately, our US... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2022 Darwin Start Confirmed. 23/06/2022

World Cruising Club (WCC) have announced that the planned start for the 2022 World ARC rally from Darwin, NT Australia, will go-ahead on... Click here for more info..

Adventures Inland. 21/06/2022

The first stop yesterday morning took us up the mountain of Santa Tecla. It is definitely the best way to see what is yet to... Click here for more info..

History and Prizes. 21/06/2022

Saturday was an early day for the fleet as they jumped on the bus on their way to visit the famous pilgrimage town in the north west of... Click here for more info..

Final Prizegiving for ARC Europe 2022. 19/06/2022

ARC Europe 2022 concluded in style with a final prizegiving dinner at the Restaurant Sunset in Marina de Lagos. Crews enjoyed a celebratory... Click here for more info..

The Sun Shines for Bayona Arrival . 18/06/2022

With favourable conditions across the Bay of Biscay, the approach and rounding of Cap Finisterre provided some challenging seas for the... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2024 - Entries now open. 15/06/2022

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..

ARC Europe Sets Off for Last Leg . 12/06/2022

The ARC Europe fleet left Vila do Porto Marina in Santa Maria at noon today bound to Marina de Lagos, in the South of Portugal.There was a... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2022 Departs from Plymouth. 12/06/2022

After a day of final preparations at Mayflower Marina on Saturday, busy provisioning and settling in new crew, the afternoon ended with the... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2022 Office Open at Mayflower Marina. 09/06/2022

The Rally Office for ARC Portugal 2022 opened first thing this morning marking the start of this year’s edition with heightened excitement... Click here for more info..

Bye-bye Horta. 04/06/2022

ARC Europe’s time in Horta came to its finale yesterday at the Clube Naval da Horta as the prizes were awarded for the 2nd leg of this... Click here for more info..

Safe but Windy Welcome in Horta. 31/05/2022

Half of the ARC Europe fleet has reached Horta so far. On a passage from Bermuda with over 1800NM every boat has its own tale to tell. The... Click here for more info..

Mid-Atlantic. 25/05/2022

Last Wednesday the ARC Europe fleet set off on the longest leg of their transatlantic adventure. The boats left St George's in Bermuda under... Click here for more info..