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World ARC



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

World ARC fleet beset with bad weather.
26/09/2016

Since the 24th the fleet have been contending with some unfavourable weather. A small tropical low has been developing to the nor’east of Christmas Island causing strong sou’easterlies with much precipitation and frequent squalls over the route.The fleet had been thoroughly enjoying their brief stopover in Christmas Island when the system first developed. All be it wet at times crews had enjoyed... Click here for more info..

Meet the WCC Team at the Annapolis Boat Show, 2016.
23/09/2016

The Annapolis Boat Show takes place as usual in October, from 6-10 October in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new boat launches and equipment offers, we know many of you will be planning a visit, so here's a round up of World Cruising Club and our partners' activities at the show.World Cruising Club will have a booth in the show, come and say hi and talk... Click here for more info..

Exploring Lombok and a light airs start.
18/09/2016

After the excitement of welcoming the tow into the anchorage at Gili Gede on Wednesday afternoon it was appropriate that the participants gathered for an informal welcome at the Tamarin Resort, where local dancers performed local traditional dances, and a typical meal of grilled fish or chicken was served. The setting was perfect, with large tables close to the beach, enabling everyone to mix... Click here for more info..
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29/09/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 263: The Staging Area

After a good night's rest and a lazy morning, we set sail once again. This time to get through the Beqa Passage by sunset and then onward to reach the Navula Passage by daybreak, following which we will enter the area known as the Nadi Waters and read more...

28/09/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 262: Dismay - "A Fall from Grace"

We arrived on the outskirts of Suva just after daybreak and found a large number of ships awaiting authorisation to enter the harbour from the Port Authorities. When our turn arrived, we were informed to enter ahead of the ship, Isle De Re. With read more...

27/09/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 261: Dolphins, Dolphins and More Dolphins

Yesterday evening we enjoyed Happy Hour on Nina before saying our goodbyes as we head our separate ways for a little while. We left Savusavu this morning for our overnight sail to Suva, expecting to motor as the forecast had indicated flat seas and read more...

26/09/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 260: Something Incredible

Before arriving in Savusavu, Elaine had read that a "must do" activity was to take a local bus to Labasa on the northern side of Vanua Levu for the sole purpose of seeing the scenery along the way. Well, this was definitely a roadtrip about the read more...

26/09/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 259: A Quiet Sunday or Not

We were up early to enjoy a walk on the beach, followed by a dinghy ride down the Nakama Creek and around Nawi Island.This walk was a little different though.Firstly the sand was very hot under our shoes, secondly, boiling water was bubbling 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
World ARC has been so worthwhile and terrific value for money. You have a brilliant support team and they all do their jobs so efficiently. At the official stop-overs, Paul and Suzana were always waiting on the dock to take our lines, whatever the time of day or night and Paul was great at organising people to come and fix Tzigane. We would never have contemplated a trip like this without an organised rally. World ARC too has provided great parties and get-togethers.
John & Jenny Greenwood, sy Tzigane






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World Cruising Club

A day in the life on Gili Gede by Andrew Bishop

With an early sunrise it’s tempting to get up and make the most of the days here on Gili Gede, a remote island off the coast of Lombok. Jogging around the island as dawn breaks the island is coming to life; the sun rises very quickly here so it’s not long before the sun is shining and the temperature rising.... more info


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