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Half the world ahead! - World ARC 2023-24 heads to the Indian Ocean. 17/09/2023

After making landfall in Mackay the fleet enjoyed a free cruising period before gathering in Darwin ahead of their passage to Lombok. Now the fleet are heading out into the Indian Ocean, first stop Christmas Island then the paradise atoll of Cocos Keeling. Luckily (and much to the relief of the Yellow-shirt team) infamously dangerous saltwater crocodiles were only seen on the Darwin World ARC Tour! While cruising crew have seen many turtles, dolphins and fabulous coral fish, Eldorado were treated to an encounter with an enormous blue whale.  Every edition of the World ARC has visited Tipperary Waters Marina and Dinah Beach Yacht club, as testified by the complete set of rally flags in lockmaster’s office. With bio-security checks complete at Cullen Bay. The fleet enjoyed getting... Click here for more info..

Final leg for World ARC Pacific. 16/09/2023

The World ARC Pacific start from Vanuatu to Australia left this morning at 1000 local time (UTC+11) after the start was delayed due to... Click here for more info..

World ARC Pacific Delayed Start . 13/09/2023

The forecast weather conditions for the scheduled start date will be unsuitable for the first two days of the passage from Port Vila,... Click here for more info..

A volcano in Vanuatu. 06/09/2023

The World ARC Pacific fleet have arrived in Port Resolution on Tanna Island, Vanuatu. As all the boats arrived overnight and in the morning... Click here for more info..

Waving goodbye to Fiji. 02/09/2023

And they're off, next stop Vanuatu! The World ARC Pacific fleet left Musket Cove, Fiji this morning headed for their next stop, Port... Click here for more info..

Entries now open for ARC+ and ARC 2024. 29/08/2023

Entries are open - Sail with the ARC in 2024. Join the fun in Las Palmas, the camaraderie of the ocean crossing and the excitement of... Click here for more info..

Island life in Musket Cove, Fiji. 30/08/2023

The World ARC Pacific fleet have reunited in Musket Cove, Fiji after almost a month exploring the beautiful islands of Fiji with white sand... Click here for more info..

Arrivals in the Lau Group, Fiji. 09/08/2023

After a bumpy sail for a lot of the fleet from Tonga, the World ARC Pacific fleet arrived in Fiji with the majority of boats arriving in... Click here for more info..

Mistral Safely into Port at Mackay, Queensland. 28/07/2023

The route from Vanuatu to Mackay in the Australian state of Queensland takes boats through the Hydrographer’s Passage in the Great Barrier... Click here for more info..

World ARC Pacific reunite in the Kingdom of Tonga. 28/07/2023

The Pacific fleet reunited in Tonga after spending time in two groups in Niue. Having crossed the finish line the boats navigated through... Click here for more info..

World ARC - Entries now open. 24/07/2023

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..

Exploring Niue with World ARC Pacific. 10/07/2023

The World ARC Pacific fleet reunited in Bora Bora at the end of June after 6 weeks free cruising exploring the islands of French Polynesia.... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2023 Celebrate in Lagos. 29/06/2023

Leg 6 from Oeiras to Lagos was a long one, with some crews deciding to anchor overnight on the way. Tensions were high, due to recent orca... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal Sailing South to Figueira da Foz and Nazare. 23/06/2023

The ARC Portugal Fleet’s last day in Figueira da Foz began with a guided tour of the town. Participants were interested to learn more about... Click here for more info..

Landfall in Lau for World ARC 2023-24 Fleet. 21/06/2023

The World ARC Fleet 2023-24 have now successfully checked into Fiji, the majority via the Lau group. The optional check-in via the Lau group... Click here for more info..

Celebrations and Farewells in Lagos. 19/06/2023

Six weeks ago the fleet set off from the island of St Maarten on a steady ride to Bermuda where BYS & St George’s Dinghy and Sports Club... Click here for more info..

Slipping into the early morning mist. 18/06/2023

The sun was low in the sky and with mist still lying on the water, the ARC Portugal fleet slipped lines to gather for the 07.00 start... Click here for more info..

A Windy Arrival in Povoa de Varzim . 15/06/2023

After light winds at the start of Leg 2 from Baiona, the fleet arrived in Povoa de Varzim with gusty winds, making berthing a little... Click here for more info..

First Arrival in Lagos. 14/06/2023

The Prizegiving for Leg 2, Bermuda to Azores was held at Fort Sao Roque Restaurant in Ponta Delgada where everyone enjoyed a delicious... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2023 Bienvenidos a Baiona. 11/06/2023

The fleet enjoyed fine conditions crossing Biscay and many were delighted to spot both whales and dolphins along the way. A’assifa led the... Click here for more info..