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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 light and constant breeze. For different reasons, Moonstruck III and Summerwinds of Cuan left Bermuda a couple of days later, making part of the fleet with 28 boats, and are now on the rear of the group between a high and low pressure.In terms of weather it has been an interesting passage for the fleet. Here is some commentary from WCC weatherman Chris Tibbs:It is quite unusual in that a low has moved over the mid-Atlantic area and has stalled. Therefore where the boats are in relation to the low's centre determines the wind they have. The faster, and boats following the weather, have gone south of the low in reasonably favourable winds and some are... Click here for more info..

Thank You Bermuda. 18/05/2022

It was a spectacular sight in St Georges Harbour today with 27 yachts crossing the start line for Leg 2 of ARC Europe 2022. After a mixed... Click here for more info..

Refuelling Day and Prizegiving in Bermuda. 16/05/2022

It has been a busy day here in Bermuda with duty free fuelling followed by Prizegiving for leg 1 with all ARC Europe crews in St. Georges... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe Starts to Arrive in Bermuda. 13/05/2022

Half of the ARC Europe 2022 fleet have reached the shores of Bermuda and the atmosphere is beginning to build around the docks in St... Click here for more info..

Welcome to Bermuda. 11/05/2022

Steeped in history, the colourful island of Bermuda, and more specifically the town of St. George’s awaits the arrival of the ARC Europe... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe 2022 Bound for Bermuda. 08/05/2022

ARC Europe 2022 has set off towards Bermuda! Yesterday morning, 7 May, excitement was buzzing around the docks of IGY Simpson Bay Marina as... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe gets started in St Maarten. 04/05/2022

With a week build-up to the start of this year’s event, the time is flying by as the 20 yachts gathered at IGY Simpson Bay Marina in Sint... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2022 - Darwin Start Update. 22/03/2022

World Cruising Club continues to prepare for a planned start from Darwin for World ARC in September 2022. However, to enable the rally to... Click here for more info..

New Start Date for ARC Portugal. 07/03/2022

New Start Date for PlymouthDue to logistical challenges in some of our stopover ports, and concerns for dock space due to the extended... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic 2022 Update. 25/02/2022

World Cruising Club (WCC) has announced today that the planned 2022 edition of ARC Baltic will be cancelled. Due to start in early July, WCC... Click here for more info..

World Cruising Club eNews Feb 2022. 04/02/2022

World Cruising Club eNews - Feb 2022Read hereContents:Rally round up.... latest news on our rallies and routes for 2022 and 2023 including... Click here for more info..

ARC January 2022 Prizegiving concludes the first edition. 05/02/2022

Deciding to sail the Atlantic as part of an organised fleet brings support, learning advantages and of course entertainment and great... Click here for more info..

Sunset Cruise to Welcome ARC January . 01/02/2022

From one boat to another, Go Tango, an 80ft double decker catamaran was the venue for the ARC January welcome drinks. Organised by World... Click here for more info..

Chefs’ Demo ‘on the green’ in Rodney Bay Marina . 30/01/2022

The smell of aromatic local spices wafted across IGY Rodney Bay Marina as host Nigella Keena Cenace welcomed ARC January participants to the... Click here for more info..

Early Arrivals Celebrate. 29/01/2022

After 18 days and 23 hours, double handed crew Norbert and Soja Glahn onboard their Amel 60, Mrs G, docked gracefully into IGY Rodney Bay... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update. 27/01/2022

Australia 2022 – optimism for September StartThere are encouraging signs that Australia’s maritime boarders will open sufficiently by late... Click here for more info..

ARC January 2022 Events Begin. 26/01/2022

The ARC Rallies are highly regarded here in Saint Lucia and no better way to recognise this is by the attendance of local dignitaries at the... Click here for more info..

The first arrival of 2022. 25/01/2022

The finish line in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia, has seen a vast number of ARC participants cross it’s path over the last 32 years, each... Click here for more info..

ARC January 2023 - Entries Open. 21/01/2022

Demand from sailors worldwide for spaces on the November 2022 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers routes - ARC+ 2022 and ARC 2022 - continues to be... Click here for more info..

ARC January Yacht BRAINSTORM Abandoned following rudder damage and water ingress. 20/01/2022

At approximately 2100 UTC on Tuesday 18 January ARC Rally Control was informed by MRCC Ponta Delgada of an alert from ARC January yacht... Click here for more info..

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