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ARC+ Farewell and Prizegiving in the Cape Verde. 20/11/2018

The ARC+ Leg 1 Prize Giving was held yesterday evening at the old fish market in Mindelo which now serves as a Museu do Mar sharing the maritime history of  São Vicente. The crews where led by local dancers and drummers along the street from the marina creating quite a spectacle as they travelled through the town.   The SOS Aldeias Charity prepared the venue and provided the catering for the evening which was the local and national dish Cachupa. World Cruising Club makes a monetary contribution towards the party and that is our way to support the charity. Several participants also had the opportunity to visit this institution and got to see some of the great work that SOS does on the island with children and young mothers facing difficulties.The yellow shirts... Click here for more info..

Week two is hotting up in Las Palmas for ARC 2018 . 20/11/2018

There is a hive of activity around the marina in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria today. With the majority of all 174 boats taking part in this... Click here for more info..

Colourful Parade of National Flags opens ARC 2018. 18/11/2018

The majority of boats and crews taking part in the 33rd edition of the ARC – the world’s largest transocean rally for cruisers - have now... Click here for more info..

Growing the ARC Forest. 16/11/2018

Sailing allows us to travel long distances with relatively low carbon emissions, but the reality is that all yachts burn diesel for motive... Click here for more info..

Welcome to Cabo Verde. 16/11/2018

Cabo Verde Islands is a beautiful archipelago with 10 islands, 5 islets, and lies 500 NM from the West Coast of Africa, 860 NM from Gran... Click here for more info..

The first World ARC vessel to arrive at Richards Bay was Influencer. 15/11/2018

The first World ARC vessel to arrive at Richards Bay was Influencer, arriving at approximately 3:30am on Sunday the 11th of November to... Click here for more info..

The first ARC+ St. Vincent sets sail. 15/11/2018

The inaugural edition of ARC+ St. Vincent set sail today from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria marking the second wave of boats in the 2018... Click here for more info..

Final preparations for the ARC+ St. Vincent Fleet. 14/11/2018

There’s less than 24 hours to go until the start of ARC+ St. Vincent; a new route enabling even more sailors to cross the Atlantic under the... Click here for more info..

An eclectic fleet gathers. 13/11/2018

The docks are filling up rapidly here in Las Palmas and although there’s been a few showers throughout the day, the sun managed to shine... Click here for more info..

ARC Caribbean 1500/ARC Bahamas Update. 13/11/2018

There has been a mixture of emotions since the start of the 2018 ARC Caribbean 1500 and ARC Bahamas. Nervousness, happiness, excitement, and... Click here for more info..

Doors open for ARC check-in. 12/11/2018

After a successful start and a good send-off for the ARC+ fleet who are making steady progress to Mindelo, Cape Verdes, it was time for the... Click here for more info..

First Wave Away!. 11/11/2018

The docks of Muelle Deportivo in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria were a hive of activity this morning as crews of ARC+ 2018 prepared to lead the... Click here for more info..

Last day in Las Palmas for ARC+ Crews. 10/11/2018

With less than one day to go until the start of ARC+ 2018, crews from 72 boats sailing on the route to Saint Lucia are on the final... Click here for more info..

Socials, Seminars and Safety Demos . 09/11/2018

Things are hotting up in Las Palmas as the first of three route departures moves closer every day. Seminars and socials have been... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2018-19 fleet departs La Reunion and sets sail for South Africa!!! . 08/11/2018

The beautiful French island territory, La Reunion, continued to provide awe inspiring experiences for the participants as they geared up for... Click here for more info..

A busy programme continues for ARC+ crews. 04/11/2018

The ARC+ and ARC+ St Vincent programme in Las Palmas kicked off in style on Friday evening with a fantastic Welcome Party at the ‘El... Click here for more info..

Roll up... Roll up! Welcome to ARC+ 2018!. 01/11/2018

ARC+ ralliers were welcomed today as the Rally Office opened its doors in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A rush of participants were met by the... Click here for more info..

A sporty overnight sail from Mauritius. 31/10/2018

The shortest passage for the World ARC fleets circumnavigation is only 132 nautical miles from Mauritius to Reunion and this year provided... Click here for more info..

World ARC Fleet Arrives in Mauritius. 15/10/2018

After sailing approximately 2350 nautical miles, Influencer, a Dufour 56 Exclusive was the first of the World ARC 2018-19 fleet to arrive in... Click here for more info..

Cocos Keeling jewel of the Indian Ocean . 03/10/2018

After leaving Christmas Island, World ARC crews arrived in Cocos Keeling, for a 6 days stopover in the crystal clear water of the Lagoon... Click here for more info..

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