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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

Nuku Hiva welcomes the World ARC.
30/03/2017

After check in procedures in Hiva Oa the world ARC fleet started to cruise the Marquesas islands toward the welcome rendezvous in NukuHiva.Check in procedures went smoothly through the local agent, Laurent, and participants were quickly able to arrange necessary supplies onshore, and get out to the neighboring islands, Tahuata and Fatu Hiva.First contact with the local population showed the... Click here for more info..

15 months later and back to the Caribbean .
28/03/2017

 After spending nearly a month in Brazil visiting Salvador and Cabedelo to enjoy the Carnival, the fleet sailed 2088NM North crossing the equator for the 2nd time on World ARC to get back to the crystal waters of the Caribbean arriving at Port Louis Marina in Grenada.The fleet were berthed at Camper&Nicholson Marina, welcomed by the marina staff picking up their lines to attach to the... Click here for more info..

Choosing for Offshore Cruising at the Bluewater Weekend.
22/03/2017

Bluewater Weekend: 20 and 21 May 2017, 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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30/03/2017

Hanna - Geschafft - Marquesas

Sa. 25.MärzDie Ziellinie liegt schon lange hinter uns und wir liegen mit Ausblick auf einen Palmenwald in einer schönen Bucht (Hanatefau Bay) auf der Insel Tahuata süd/südwest von Hiva Oa. Doch der Reihe nach… Am Montag, 20. März,  50nm vor read more...

29/03/2017

Laura Dawn - French Polynesia Log 2: Shredded!

That's it.. Holly our spinnaker has given up and completely shredded!She was barely unrolled last night when she developed a critical split straight down the middle panel of the sail, which then essentially tore out the panel.We lost some to sea, read more...

29/03/2017

Aurora Polaris - 25. 26. og 27. Mars 2017 - World ARC 2017-2018

Når det blir slike hopp i bloggen vår, er det fordi lite har skjedd, ellerså er det fordi vi har hatt det så travelt at vi ikke har hatt hverken tideller anledning å forfatte noe. Denne gangen var det det siste.Vi gikk i land etter frokost, og read more...

29/03/2017

Lexington - Nuka Hiva

We are now in Nuka Hiva. This is another island in the Marquesas. It is in the northern portion. We will have a dinner tomorrow which is the World Arc prize giving dinner for the leg to the Marquesas. We are going out to dinner with Chuck and Anne read more...

29/03/2017

Misto - Days 72-77: The fish that got away, Hiva Oa and onward

I suddenly realized yesterday (March 24) that I had not posted a blog for days and certainly not since we arrived in Hiva Oa.The last few days of the passage were uneventful in most respects except for the fish!We caught a really good size Mahi read more...


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TESTIMONIALS
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
It was the trip of a lifetime. Many thanks to World ARC and its personnel who made this possible.
Steve Spracher, sy Southern Cross






FEATURES
World Cruising Club

ARC DelMarVa, Caribbean 1500 & Round the World

For 26 years, the Caribbean 1500 has been the way to get south to the islands. Now, as World Cruising Club USA continues to develop other events closer to home and farther afield, its rallies are truly the way to fulfill your ocean sailing dreams.

There are several yachts who’ve used ARC DelMarVa as both an inspirational stepping stone and a practical test in getting their boats and themselves ready for bigger and longer passages. The 1500 is often that next step.

Photo shows Joe Reed & the Altair crew after another successful Caribbean 1500 passage. Joe is bound for St. Lucia and the start of World ARC in January 2017!

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