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Starting from Saint Lucia and Australia, World ARC is the voyage of a lifetime. A 26000 NM tradewind circumnavigation with our team in every port ensuring a warm welcome.
World ARC is a mix of cruising in company and free time to explore. Make a full circumnavigation or sail half a rally. The pace keeps the fleet together, enjoying the shore-side activities as a group, while staying with the best weather. Families with children, retirees or a ‘grown up gap year’ - all are welcome as part of World ARC. Our dedicated rally team ensure you make the most of your time ashore, and provide peace of mind at sea.
“Bill and I will remember this trip every day of our lives. It has been a life changing experience”


RALLY NEWS

'Ia ora na World ARC.
27/04/2016

The World ARC fleet are getting back together again after a four weeks period sailing around Marquesas and Tuamotus Islands. The boats have arrived in Tahiti in preparation for the World ARC Fleet Rendezvous that takes place over the next few days. All the boats have been in contact with an other boats during their free cruising of the Marquesas and Tuamoto Islands but this is the first time... Click here for more info..

Cyclone Pam Relief Report.
25/04/2016

On 13 March 2015 a devastating cyclone struck Vanuatu, causing significant damage to homes, businesses and communities throughout the islands. Winds of up to 270km/h (170mph) and torrential rain left a trail of destruction across Vanuatu, and caused immense suffering to the people who live in this beautiful part of the Pacific. Below is a brief summary of the amazing response to the disaster,... Click here for more info..

Choosing for Offshore Cruising at the Bluewater Weekend.
21/04/2016

Bluewater Weekend: 14 and 15 May 2016, Lymington UKMore than just a boat show, more than a seminar, and more than simply a cruiser rendezvous; the ARC Bluewater Weekend is a truly unique combination of all three and more still. Designed to encourage visitors think about all aspects of living their bluewater dream, the Bluewater Weekend is a chance to view a wide range of offshore cruising boats... Click here for more info..
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28/04/2016

Paw Paw - Log Days 108 & 109: "To Sail, or Not To Sail? - That is the Question"

While we sit on the trampoline, enjoying our sundowners and the setting sun behind Moorea, we are pleased with our decision, along with a number of other WARC yachts, not to join the rest of the fleet, the last of whom arrived today,in the Papeete read more...

27/04/2016

Starblazer - 27/04/2016 - Rapidly becoming very frustrated!

First of all, I need to add three minor points to my previous blog.We were not the last World ARC boat to leave Rodney Bay; Exody expected to leave on Saturday afternoon, heading for Les Saintes off the south coast of Guadaloupe. On the way to read more...

26/04/2016

Starblazer - 26/04/2016 - Playing catch-up

We eventually checked out from Rodney Bay, St. Lucia and untied ourselves from the marina at 1640 on Friday.A quick radio call to the marina informed us that the fuel dock closed at 1645 so we motored out into the bay to anchor for the night.By read more...

26/04/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 107: Embracing Tahiti

Still in Watch Schedule mode we were both wide awake at sunrise, so we decided to start our reconnaissance early.First order of the day - Finding a boulangerie - Bingo - Deux grande cafe au lait, deux pain au chocolat, un croissant, un chaisson read more...

25/04/2016

Aliena - Las Toamotus

Los atolones fueron conocidos como el Archipielago Peligroso por los navegantes europeos. Magallanes fue el primero que se atrevió a atravesarlos y entrar en un atolón en 1521, pese a que ya eran conocidos. Eran islas rasas hasta que en el siglo read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
Thanks again for helping us with this and for supporting our circumnavigation!  We really would not have done it without the WARC Rally.

Warm regards,
Cathy Simon
S/V Celebrate
Thanks again for helping us and for supporting our circumnavigation! We really would not have done it without the World ARC Rally.

Warm regards,
Cathy Simon
S/V Celebrate


Cathy Simon - S/V Celebrate
It was the trip of a lifetime. Many thanks to World ARC and its personnel who made this possible.
Steve Spracher, sy Southern Cross






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