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Babsea Dismasted – Continuing to Mauritius. 17/10/2019

World ARC yacht Babsea, Nautitech 40, was dismasted on route from Cocos Keeling to Mauritius on Friday 11 October, approximately 1700 nautical miles from Mauritius. Reasons for the failure are not known at present, however there was no damage to the hull and neither of the double-handed crew were injured.Co-ordinating support from the World ARC fleet via rally fleet messages and then via the HF SSB Radio Net, additional fuel supplies have been transferred to Babsea from rally boats Charm, Chao Lay and Danica, allowing sufficient range to reach Mauritius. Babsea skipper Helmut Lexen has been able to salvage sufficient rigging to erect a jury rig and is now motor-sailing at around 5-6 knots on course. Danica, a similarly sized catamaran, is sailing in company with Babsea for the remaining... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Cocos Keeling. 28/09/2019

After leaving Christmas Island, World ARC fleet arrived after 525 Nm in Cocos Keeling, a tiny group of coral islands that form two atolls... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Christmas Island. 27/09/2019

After sailing some 675NM from Lombok, Indonesia the World ARC fleet stopped into Flying Fish Cove on Christmas Island for a 72 hours... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 on the way to Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling. 22/09/2019

Saturday evening a World ARC prize giving dinner was held ashore at Medana Marina. A tasty buffet of local Indonesian cuisine was enjoyed at... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Lombok ,Indonesia. 18/09/2019

After completing what turned out to be a very light wind leg from Darwin, the new Medana Bay Marina in Lombok started to fill with World ARC... Click here for more info..

World ARC fleet depart Darwin for Indonesia. 09/09/2019

The World ARC fleet set off from Darwin this morning towards their next destination on the rally, the Indonesian island of... Click here for more info..

Crocodiles in Darwin!. 06/09/2019

The World ARC crews got up close and personal with some huge saltwater crocodiles yesterday, on a morning tour up the nearby Adelaide River.... Click here for more info..

Meet the ARC Youth Team Sailors. 04/09/2019

World Cruising Club are delighted to reveal the twelve crew members who have been selected to sail on board the ARC Youth Team yacht as part... Click here for more info..

World ARC reunited in Darwin, ready for second half of the rally . 31/08/2019

After several weeks steadily free-cruising north along Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef, 9 of the 15 boats in the current World... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2019. 27/08/2019

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 13-22 September 2019 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

ARC 2020: Entries now open!. 13/09/2018

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: Entries now open. 13/09/2018

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..

Rally Wrap Up at the End of a Superb Cruise. 22/08/2019

Difficult to believe that 45 days ago a group of strangers with 15 yachts between them, ranging from 40-75 feet in length, all gathered in... Click here for more info..

Docktails and maritime history for the ARC Baltic fleet. 13/08/2019

After three nights in the Finnish archipelago the next stopover for the ARC Baltic itinerary was Mariehamn, Åland hosted by the ÅSS Marina.... Click here for more info..

Happy days in Helsinki. 05/08/2019

Thank you Helsinki you truly have been amazing! The ARC Baltic fleet are now underway once again, but it has been a very special stopover at... Click here for more info..

World ARC Meet the Wallabies of Mackay & Celebrate Completing the Pacific. 05/08/2019

Along with sundowners, impromptu gatherings and private tours, one of the main attractions on the Mackay programme of events is the... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2020 - Entries Now Open!. 07/08/2019

      Join us in 2020Credited each year with introducing sailors to life-long cruising friends, ARC Portugal... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 Arrive Down Under . 01/08/2019

The World ARC 2019-20 fleet have all arrived in Australia and in doing so they have completed the first half of their circumnavigation. With... Click here for more info..

Hei Helsinki!. 01/08/2019

After a busy and exciting stopover in Russia, and Skippers Briefing for the next leg, it was a grey and breezy start for the ARC Baltic... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe 2020 - Entries now open!. 31/07/2019

Why not wrap up the Caribbean season by joining ARC Europe - our west to east transatlantic rally filled with fun social activities and and... Click here for more info..