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Babsea Dismasted – Continuing to Mauritius. 17/10/2019

World ARC yacht Babsea, Nautitech 40, was dismasted on route from Cocos Keeling to Mauritius on Friday 11 October, approximately 1700 nautical miles from Mauritius. Reasons for the failure are not known at present, however there was no damage to the hull and neither of the double-handed crew were injured.Co-ordinating support from the World ARC fleet via rally fleet messages and then via the HF SSB Radio Net, additional fuel supplies have been transferred to Babsea from rally boats Charm, Chao Lay and Danica, allowing sufficient range to reach Mauritius. Babsea skipper Helmut Lexen has been able to salvage sufficient rigging to erect a jury rig and is now motor-sailing at around 5-6 knots on course. Danica, a similarly sized catamaran, is sailing in company with Babsea for the remaining... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Cocos Keeling. 28/09/2019

After leaving Christmas Island, World ARC fleet arrived after 525 Nm in Cocos Keeling, a tiny group of coral islands that form two atolls... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Christmas Island. 27/09/2019

After sailing some 675NM from Lombok, Indonesia the World ARC fleet stopped into Flying Fish Cove on Christmas Island for a 72 hours... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 on the way to Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling. 22/09/2019

Saturday evening a World ARC prize giving dinner was held ashore at Medana Marina. A tasty buffet of local Indonesian cuisine was enjoyed at... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in Lombok ,Indonesia. 18/09/2019

After completing what turned out to be a very light wind leg from Darwin, the new Medana Bay Marina in Lombok started to fill with World ARC... Click here for more info..

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... 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.... 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... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2019. 27/08/2019

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 13-22 September 2019 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

World ARC Meet the Wallabies of Mackay & Celebrate Completing the Pacific. 05/08/2019

Along with sundowners, impromptu gatherings and private tours, one of the main attractions on the Mackay programme of events is the... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 Arrive Down Under . 01/08/2019

The World ARC 2019-20 fleet have all arrived in Australia and in doing so they have completed the first half of their circumnavigation. With... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019 Fast Approach the Half Way Mark. 25/07/2019

The World ARC fleet crossed the start line of Leg 7 today, Thursday 25 July 2019, at 1100hrs. The conditions were near perfect with an 11kts... Click here for more info..

World ARC Prizegiving in Vanuatu for Leg 6. 24/07/2019

The Waterfront Bar & Grill hosted the prizegiving drinks and dinner for Le6 (Fiji to Vanuatu). The evening began with welcome drinks as... Click here for more info..

The World ARC are welcomed by Erromango on their way to Efate. 22/07/2019

On route from Tanna to the main capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, the World ARC fleet had the opportunity to stopover at the island of... Click here for more info..

Gift Exchange Ceremony on the Island of Tanna, Vanuatu . 18/07/2019

The cultural experience on the island of Tanna continued today with a visit to Port Resolution Central Primary School. On arrival everyone... Click here for more info..

A Glowing Volcano Welcomes World ARC 2019-20 to Vanuatu . 17/07/2019

The World ARC fleet are now all anchored and cleared into the bay of Port Resolution on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu. Many of the boats... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 Set off for Vanuatu. 13/07/2019

The World ARC fleet sailed out of Musket Cove this morning bound for Vanuatu, ending a truly memorable month cruising around the spectacular... Click here for more info..

Musket Cove Marina Host the World ARC 2019-20. 11/07/2019

The World ARC are welcomed to Musket Cove Marina and Resort for the 10th year running. After a magical cruise through the beautiful Fijian... Click here for more info..

The World ARC Fleet Check Into Lomaloma . 23/06/2019

After a fast sail of 300NM across from Tonga to the island of Vanua Balavu in the Lau Group, the fleet arrived to the beautiful bay off... Click here for more info..

Leg 5 Prize Giving & Dinner in Tonga. 16/06/2019

There was great excitement as participants of World ARC 2019-20 met up again as one group at the dinner and prize giving for Leg 5 at the... Click here for more info..

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