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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”


Exploring Mauritius.

On Sunday 23rd at 0800 in the morning the Jeanneau 53 Golden Dragon safely arrived at le Caudan Marina Waterfront completing the World ARC fleet. John and Taffy sailed double handed since Cocos Keeling catch up with other participants after they departed late from Bali.On the following day, all the World ARC participants went on a tour organized by Exclusive Vacationtaking them North of the... Click here for more info..

Arrivals in Mauritius.

On Friday, 14th October shortly after 1400 local time the first World ARC boat was calling Rally Control to report that they were entering the harbour of Port Louis Mauritius. Kenneth Gibson and his 2 crew on board Resolute II, an Atlantic 48 catamaran were completing 11 days at sea across the Indian Ocean starting from Cocos Keeling some 2330NM away. After being cleared by Customs, Immigration,... Click here for more info..

World ARC enjoy idylic Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

After such trying conditions on the previous leg, World ARC crews are now well rested and prepared for their next adventures. The fleet have had a very enjoyable time in the idyllic and unspoilt anchorage in Cocos (Keeling) Islands.The Cocos (Keeling) Islands are a tiny group of coral islands that form two atolls with only two of the 27 islands inhabited. This tiny horseshoe shaped jewel lies... Click here for more info..
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Paw Paw - Log Day 290: Consequences of Our Strategy

Today has been a mixed bag. Prior to this psssage we had taken the decision to sail Paw Paw more aggressively in order to keep our speed up and get to Opua ahead of the next wave of unpleasant weather.We knew, of course, that this strategy would read more...


Paw Paw - Log Day 288: Running the Gauntlet

It was an early start this morning in order to head across the bay to Vuda Marina. Once anchored out we dinghied ashore to see Nina and clear out. While waiting on the officials to arrive, we reconnected with Tallulah Ruby (Andy and Paul), whom we read more...


Paw Paw - Log Day 289: Paw Paw Surrounded in Sparkles

The weather eventually settled down to lovely calm seas under glorious sunshine after Elaine enjoyed a beautiful sunrise while on her watch. The wind, however,did drop enough from time to time throughout the day, necessitating at least one engine read more...


Paw Paw - Log Day 287: An Unexpected Degree of Sadness

This evening, while standing on the beach to watch the sun set and then enjoying sundowners at the Waitui Beach Club in the Sofitel Resort, we experienced an unexpected degree of sadness. It was time to say goodbye to wonderful Fiji and her read more...


Paw Paw - Log Days 285 & 286: South Pacific Sailing Season Coming to a Close

After breakfast yesterday morning we hopped on the dollar bus bound for Nadi town, where Roy got a haircut and we bought what little provisioning we needed for our passage to New Zealand, given the amount of surplus ships stores we've had to work read more...

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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
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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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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