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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..

The World ARC Fleet Explore and Help Out on Santa Cruz. 03/03/2021

Whilst many of the world’s countries are in lockdown participants of World ARC 2021-2022 have been extremely fortunate to be able to enjoy a... Click here for more info..

The World ARC Fleet all become Shellbacks. 26/02/2021

How many times have you crossed the equator? Pete on Jubilate Mare boasts “I have crossed the equator 11 times”. This is very true however... Click here for more info..

Red Footed Boobies Hitch a Ride. 17/02/2021

For many a visit to the Galapagos archipelago is on their dream bucket list so those with a lifetime ambition to sail here in their own boat... Click here for more info..

Onwards to Galapagos. 11/02/2021

“I have been pleasantly surprised by Panama and it has far exceeded my expectations”. Henri Gazay on Eldorado has thoroughly enjoyed his... Click here for more info..

Reaching the Pacific. 02/02/2021

Situated on a causeway lying to the south of Panama City is La Playita Marina which is the current stopover for the World ARC 2021-2022... Click here for more info..

The Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. 30/01/2021

One of the highlights of the World ARC route it the transit through the Panama Canal. Steeped in history and still to this day considered a... Click here for more info..

Panama isn’t all about The Canal . 21/01/2021

If you mention Panama most people will relate this part of the world to the Canal which is a fair recognition due to the magnificence of... Click here for more info..

Start of World ARC 2021-2022 . 09/01/2021

Saint Lucia woke to cloudy skies this morning but this did not dampen spirits in Rodney Bay for the start of World ARC 2021-2022. With an... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2021-2022 Lift Off . 07/01/2021

With the success of the 2020 ARC and ARC+ reaching Saint Lucia’s shores and the determination of both World Cruising Club and participants,... Click here for more info..

WCC announce a new partnership with North Sails. 26/05/2020

World Cruising Club is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading sailmakers North Sails who join over 20 marine companies... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 10 - 9 April. 09/04/2020

Twenty of the World ARC fleet are now in Papeete, with five yachts well on their way from Nuka Hiva to join them there over the Easter... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 9 - 7 April. 07/04/2020

Twenty of the World ARC fleet are now in Papeete, with five yachts well on their way from Nuka Hiva to join them there. Four yachts remain... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 8 - 2 April. 02/04/2020

Seventeen of the World ARC yachts are now in Papeete, all being ones that completed the passage from Galapagos to Tahiti without a stop.... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally Update 7 - 29 March. 29/03/2020

The yachts of World ARC 2020/21 continue to steadily make landfall in Nuku Hiva and Tahiti, with their arrivals coordinated by the La... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – Update 6 27 March. 27/03/2020

The yachts of World ARC 2020/21 continue to steadily make landfall in Nuku Hiva and Tahiti, with their arrivals coordinated by the La... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – COVID19 (Corona virus) Update 5 25 March. 25/03/2020

World ARC 2020/21 UpdateThe first yachts of the World ARC 2020/21 fleet have now begun to make landfall in French Polynesia following their... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 complete the Circumnavigation. 24/03/2020

After 15 months, 19 countries, more than 30000 miles, you have finally done it, you are back where everything started, what an incredible... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – COVID19 (Corona virus) Update 4 21 March. 21/03/2020

As the World ARC 2020/21 fleet continue towards French Polynesia, World Cruising Club are working closely with the support of the French... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rally – COVID19 (Corona virus) Update 3 issued 20 March. 20/03/2020

World ARC 2020 boats are currently at sea on route to Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia. The World Cruising Club team in... Click here for more info..

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