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Las Palmas Welcomes ARC+ 2020. 27/10/2020

On Monday, 26 October, ARC+ 2020 officially began as the the World Cruising Club team hit the docks of Las Palms Marina to welcome this year's participants. Over the past few weeks, 'S Pontoon' has become home to yachts arriving to join ARC+ and is now a colourful sight with rally flags flying. As part of the many adaptations to this years rally, participants were initially welcomed by the World Cruising Club team via a Virtual Check In call last week, providing information about the programme, online seminars, live Q&As with experienced cruisers via Zoom and the logistics for PCR testing prior to departure. Onsite in Las Palmas, Safety Checks are now underway with Roger Seymour from Hamble School of Yachting casting his eye over the required equipment that each yacht must... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2021 - Entries Now Open!. 22/09/2020

ARC+ takes sailors across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to the Caribbean via the Cape Verde archipelago. Originally launched in... Click here for more info..

ARC 2021 - Entries Now Open!. 22/09/2020

Join the fun in Las Palmas, the camaraderie of the ocean crossing and the excitement of landfall in Saint Lucia. Entries are open: You can... Click here for more info..

ARC 2020 - Countdown to Start Day Has Begun. 11/09/2020

The first arrivals of boats set for a transatlantic adventure this November have begun in Las Palmas Marina ahead of what it set to be a... Click here for more info..

ARC Baltic 2021 - Entries Now Open. 01/09/2020

We are delighted to let you know that entries are now open for ARC Baltic 2021! Join our six week summer rally comprising some of the most... Click here for more info..

COVID Update on the 2020 Carib 1500 Rally. 19/08/2020

As we are all very aware, COVID-19 continues to impact all our lives, not least for those attempting to travel internationally.The health... Click here for more info..

ARC/ARC+ 2020 Closing Date for Entries. 05/08/2020

Closing Date for Entries for the 2020 ARC Rally AnnouncedTo allow for planning of a COVID secure ARC/ARC+ in the Las Palmas and the rally's... Click here for more info..

Start Dates Confirmed – no split start for ARC (Direct) Route. 03/08/2020

ARC Update 03 August 2020Start Dates Confirmed – no split start for ARC (Direct) RouteDue to the additional requirements expected for entry... Click here for more info..

ARC and ARC+ 2020 – November Departures Confirmed for COVID Secure Rally. 30/06/2020

[03 August - this item has now been superseded by this post from 03/08/2020]Since its beginning in 1986, the ARC has always been about... Click here for more info..

COVID-19: Update on World Cruising Club Rallies. 27/05/2020

Due to the on-going COVID-19 global public health emergency, World Cruising Club are mindful that our rallies should only take place where... Click here for more info..

WCC announce a new partnership with North Sails. 26/05/2020

World Cruising Club is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading sailmakers North Sails who join over 20 marine companies... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 10 - 9 April. 09/04/2020

Twenty of the World ARC fleet are now in Papeete, with five yachts well on their way from Nuka Hiva to join them there over the Easter... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 9 - 7 April. 07/04/2020

Twenty of the World ARC fleet are now in Papeete, with five yachts well on their way from Nuka Hiva to join them there. Four yachts remain... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2020 – Revised Schedule announcement. 03/04/2020

World Cruising Club have a proposed new schedule for ARC Portugal 2020, the annual rally sailing from Plymouth, UK, to Marina de Lagos on... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 8 - 2 April. 02/04/2020

Seventeen of the World ARC yachts are now in Papeete, all being ones that completed the passage from Galapagos to Tahiti without a stop.... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe 2021 - Dates announced and Entries Open for 2021. 01/04/2020

World Cruising Club have announced dates and opened entries for the next edition of ARC Europe, which will now take place in May and June... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2020 - Rally Update 31 March. 31/03/2020

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..

World ARC Rally Update 7 - 29 March. 29/03/2020

The yachts of World ARC 2020/21 continue to steadily make landfall in Nuku Hiva and Tahiti, with their arrivals coordinated by the La... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – Update 6 27 March. 27/03/2020

The yachts of World ARC 2020/21 continue to steadily make landfall in Nuku Hiva and Tahiti, with their arrivals coordinated by the La... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – COVID19 (Corona virus) Update 5 25 March. 25/03/2020

World ARC 2020/21 UpdateThe first yachts of the World ARC 2020/21 fleet have now begun to make landfall in French Polynesia following their... Click here for more info..

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