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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 depart Darwin for Indonesia.
09/09/2019

The World ARC fleet set off from Darwin this morning towards their next destination on the rally, the Indonesian island of Lombok. Conditions were great for the 10:00 start with a 12-15knot almost-downwind NE breeze, warm sun and clear blue skies. The boats took the start line off Stokes Hill Wharf on Darwin waterfront, with many excited locals looking on.With the consistent breeze and... Click here for more info..

Crocodiles in Darwin!.
06/09/2019

The World ARC crews got up close and personal with some huge saltwater crocodiles yesterday, on a morning tour up the nearby Adelaide River. They got to see famous local crocs 'Brutus' and 'The Dominator' from only a metre or so away as the experienced guide fed them from the tour boat. Brutus is thought to be nearly 90 years old, and has now lost many of his incredibly large and sharp... Click here for more info..

World ARC reunited in Darwin, ready for second half of the rally .
31/08/2019

After several weeks steadily free-cruising north along Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef, 9 of the 15 boats in the current World ARC fleet have now arrived in Darwin. Most of the rest are expected to arrive by the end of Monday 2 September, with Footloose and Ice Bear expected towards the end of this coming week. They have all had an amazing trip up the coast, with most boats... Click here for more info..
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14/09/2019

Charm - Australia 8: The Top End

Human beings seem to have a lack of creativity in our ability to name things.The Australians are no exception to this and have named the area where Darwin is found the “Top End” because, as you might guess, it is at the top end of Australia.Its read more...

14/09/2019

Charm - Indonesia 2

Cobin celebrated the onset of his teenage years on the outskirts of the Indian Ocean.So far, he is a delightful teen-ager.We surprised him with “all day screen time” instead of school and, rather than retreating into a self-indulgent binge on read more...

12/09/2019

Charm - Indonesia 1

First, a big thanks to my brother Kyle who did me a huge favor this afternoon.I had made a commitment to a friend and didn’t follow through.Kyle helped me pick up the pieces and finish it.We are so lucky to have the support structure that we read more...

09/09/2019

Charm - Australia 7

By my calculations, we will hit the reef (Eel Reef, to be exact) in 45 minutes.Just a few moments ago, we were literally between a rock and a hard place.It’s amazing how many of these little phrases come from the nautical world.I’m not entirely read more...

08/09/2019

Charm - Australia 6

Upon arriving in the Flinders Group of islands, we found one other boat in the anchorage.The kids and I went to shore and Cobin flew the kite for a while and we gathered shells before heading back to Charm for the night.We were at Flinders Group read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
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
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






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World ARC Cruising in Australia

After exploring Mackay with the help and support of The Mackay Regionthe World ARC fleet have been on a free cruising period for two weeks.... more info


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