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13 months later and back to South America . 20/02/2017

After 13 months sailing across the Pacific, Indian and South Atlantic Ocean the World ARC 2016-17 fleet of 16 boats are back in South America, at Salvador da Bahia in Brazil. Sailing around 3660 NM from Cape Town on the longest leg of their circumnavigation, the fleet broke the journey in St-Helena for a 72 hour stopover before reaching Bahia Marina. The boats experienced a very nice, quiet and easy passage despite very light winds from St Helena to Salvador. Most sailed all the way using their parasailor, wing to wing sailing with main sail up, genoa out and gennaker on the other side days and nights for 4 days in a row! After 13 days at sea since St Helena the Hallberg Rassy 46, Trillium was the 1st boat to make landfall at Bahia Marina followed by Mearra Nieida and... Click here for more info..

Darwinian Experience begins. 16/02/2017

After crossing the equator, the World ARC Fleet have now arrived in Puerto Baquerizo, San Cristobal in the Galapagos Islands. On arrival... Click here for more info..

Noonsite.com Editorial Team recognised with the 2016 Ocean Cruising Club Geoff Pack Memorial Trophy. 14/02/2017

The editorial team of noonsite.com, the global website for cruising sailors, has been awarded the 2016 Ocean Cruising Club Geoff Pack... Click here for more info..

Hasta la vista Panama!. 10/02/2017

The World ARC fleet joined back together on the Panamanian island of Contadora, in the Las Perlas Islands for the Skipper Briefing of Leg 3... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 Welcome to Pacific!. 02/02/2017

After the preparations to start the Canal transits the World ARC fleet completed their Panama Canal transit and are now berthed at La... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 Preparing for the Canal. 26/01/2017

After enjoying the calm serenity of San Blas the World ARC fleet are making their way towards Shelter Bay Marina in preparation for the... Click here for more info..

Entries Open - Join us for ARC Channel Islands 2017. 27/01/2017

Following the successful first edition ARC Channel Islands last summer, we are pleased to announce that entries are now open for ARC Channel... Click here for more info..

In the meantime in St-Helena . 26/01/2017

In the meantime in St-Helena ...After some 1700NM the 16 yachts from the World ARC 2016-17 arrived in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean... Click here for more info..

San Blas. 21/01/2017

Friday 20 early in the morning the first boat of the World ARC fleet crossed the finish line to complete Leg 2 of the rally and arrive in... Click here for more info..

Hasta Siempre Colombia!. 18/01/2017

World ARC participants enjoyed the Dinner and Prize Giving event hosted by Marina Santa Marta held in the main dining room of the stunning... Click here for more info..

Meet the Team at Boat Shows in January. 17/01/2017

World Cruising Club will be at Boat Shows in Germany, Canada and the USA during the latter part of January. A great way to meet the team... Click here for more info..

New US rally to the French Pacific Islands for 2018. 17/01/2017

Discover the delights of sailing in the paradise islands of French PolynesiaHiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Raiatea, Bora Bora, to name just a few of... Click here for more info..

World ARC enjoying Colombia. 16/01/2017

After a first Welcome Party at Marina Santa Marta on Friday, Saturday World ARC participants visited Bahia Concha where they enjoyed a... Click here for more info..

Bienvenidos in Colombia World ARC!. 12/01/2017

After departing Rodney Bay on the 7th of January the 2017 World ARC fleet have commenced their 15 month circumnavigation and during the... Click here for more info..

Last Ocean crossing before tying the knot . 09/01/2017

After nearly 6 weeks cruising along the South African coast from Richards Bay stopping along the way at East London, Port Elisabeth and... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 sailing to Colombia. 07/01/2017

Today the World ARC 2017-18 fleet set off from Saint Lucia at midday in perfect starting conditions. There was sunshine mixed with some... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 getting ready for the start. 05/01/2017

All the World ARC 2017-18 fleet is now in Rodney Bay Marina in St Lucia; there is a full programme of social and seminar activities to allow... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2017-18 Rally Office opens in St Lucia. 03/01/2017

In Saint Lucia, it was a busy day as the World ARC 2017-18 office in Rodney Bay Marina, opened its doors today to begin checking in and... Click here for more info..

ARC Graduation Ceremony after Crossing with the University of the Atlantic. 18/12/2016

The 31st Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) came to a rousing conclusion last night, 17th December, with the final Prize Giving ceremony held... Click here for more info..

Sunshine and Seamanship in Saint Lucia. 14/12/2016

Basking in the Caribbean sunshine on the docks of Rodney Bay Marina, the ARC yellow shirts and fellow participants continue to welcome new... Click here for more info..

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