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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

Two pearls in the middle of Pacific.
29/05/2016

After the departure from Raiatea the yachts visited the atoll of Suwarrow to anchor in its peaceful lagoon; it’s a special place, where no one lives and is only accessible by boat. Both groups have enjoyed meeting together ashore for a Pot Luck lunch or a BBQ and snorkelling and diving during the day. Some also took it upon themselves to do their bit to protect this National Park, and collected... Click here for more info..

Mauruuru French Polynesia.
14/05/2016

Arriving in French Polynesia almost two months ago, the World ARC fleet have enjoyed cruising around the islands with their turquoise lagoons and surrounding coral reefs. Saturday,14 May, marked the end for Group 1 of their time in the Society Islands, whilst Group 2 of World ARC departed on Monday 16 May on their next adventure to Tonga via the remote atoll of Suwarrow (Cook Islands) and the... Click here for more info..

Society Islands and Tahiti Pearl Regatta for World ARC 2016.
12/05/2016

During the last week, the World ARC fleet have enjoyed a free cruising period in the Society Islands including the famous ‘must see’ destinations of Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and Raiatea.From Alcedo’s Log“What a wonderful place to walk, with well marked trails from the Valley d'Ananas to the Belvédère in the Valley d'Opunohu. We saw pineapple fields, forests, mareas and crossed the rivers... Click here for more info..
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28/05/2016

Aliena - Viernes 27 Mayo 2016

4º dia de Suwarrow a NiueHoy Alicia cumple 3 añitos y estamos llegando a Niue. Solo faltan 11nm. Ha sido un buen viaje a vela y con buena velocidad. El mar desde esta pasada noche esta mas tranquilo y hemos podido dormir mejor. El cansancio tambien read more...

27/05/2016

Aliena - Jueves 26 de Mayo 2016

3º dia de Suwarrow a NiueEl mar se puso anoche bravo de nuevo y sufrimos el efecto coctelera con unas olas que rompen solas de vez en cuando. Una de ellas ha subido a la cubierta, ha roto y nos ha pasado por encima de la capota cuando estabamos read more...

27/05/2016

Paw Paw - Log Day 138: Pineapple, Flavour of the Day

Today we were up early to get ourselves ready to meet the car hire company ashore. Once all the paperwork was completed we then had the major decision on which way to start our explorations - clockwise or anticlockwise around the island. A visit to read more...

26/05/2016

Paw Paw - Log Days 136 & 137: Time with Cattiva

With Maria feeling better, we enjoyed a day with Cattiva before their return to Tahiti and then back to Canada for a visit, with the likelihood of us only seeing them again in Tonga.After Elaine had caught up on laundry and Roy had helped Maurice read more...

26/05/2016

Aliena - Miercoles 25 Mayo 2016

2º dia de Suwarrow a NiueNiue es un atolon-estado del archipielago Islas Cook, asociado con N.Zelanda. Lo mas destacado por sus habitantes es la tranquilidad con la que viven. De hecho los domingos esta prohibido pescar, navegar...igual por eso de read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
It was the trip of a lifetime. Many thanks to World ARC and its personnel who made this possible.
Steve Spracher, sy Southern Cross
Just a short note to express our gratitude and thanks for the terrific service we are enjoying from you and your staff. I had little idea what to expect being fairly new to this sailing lark, and we blindly paid in advance trusting that you would deliver. You certainly have done! Whilst, we were building our businesses, we had many sayings and quotes and one of my favourites was always to exceed your client’s expectations no matter how high or low. You have certainly achieved that for us and we do thank you.
Steve Rodwell, sy Kasuje






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Episodes 126 & 127 are parts one and two of World Cruising Club's 2015 Ocean Sailing Forum. It’s a panel discussion of all things ocean sailing. I moderated it, and our guests included Lee & Rachel Cumberland of Satori, their Tayana 37; Rick & Julie Palm of Archer, their Outremer 51 catamaran; and Sheryl & Paul Shard of Distant Shores, their Southerly 49. Paul & Sheryl also have been making the popular TV series of the same name now for over 25 years.... more info


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