World ARC 2022 – Trimming sails in uncertain times. 29/06/2021
World Cruising Club has announced today (29 June 2021) that the 2022 edition of the World ARC round-the-world sailing rally, scheduled to start from Saint Lucia in January 2022 has been cancelled. The next planned start will now be in January 2023.Whilst there has been optimism during 2021 that the global pandemic may be receding, World ARC is a complex international event which takes the organisers, host ports and tourism authorities’ months of planning to deliver successfully, and detailed consideration has been given to the feasibility of a start in January 2022. However, on-going uncertainty about COVID infection levels, the emergence of variants, vaccination take-up, international travel and quarantine restrictions that are set to continue, even for vaccinated travellers for... Click here for more info..