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Enjoying Time In The Kingdom Of Tonga. 06/06/2024

The Vava’u Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga is a spectacular tropical paradise in the Pacific Ocean.  For the last couple of weeks, it’s played host to the World ARC rally boats, who have been exploring the various anchorages across the 40 islands.   Some islands are ringed by white sand beaches, while others have tropical forests, sea level caves, and dramatic limestone cliffs with breathtaking vistas. Highlights of the trip to Vava’u have included:-   Ene'io Botanical Gardens and Beac The beautiful Ene'io Botanical Gardens have been lovingly cultivated by Haniteli who, along with partner Lucy, has given it over 50 years of conservation and natural growth, with the aim of creating the 22-acres into their personal ‘Garden of Eden’.   Haniteli, a retired... Click here for more info..

Niue Knocks It Out Of The Park. 30/05/2024

The small South Pacific island of Niue which, despite its size of just 100 square miles, packs a punch as being the world’s largest raised... Click here for more info..

World ARC Leg 5 Departs Bora Bora . 16/05/2024

For their next port of call, to the small South Pacific island of Niue, the World ARC fleet divides into two groups.Group 1, comprising... Click here for more info..

Beautiful Bora Bora. 16/05/2024

When you take in the iconic and striking mountainous backdrop, coupled with a mesmerising lagoon and an array of white-sand beaches, it’s... Click here for more info..

Congratulations World ARC 2023-24!. 15/04/2024

Seventeen boats completed their round-the-world adventure in Saint Lucia with a ceremonial parade of sail from Marigot Bay to Rodney Bay.... Click here for more info..

A Marvellous Marquesan Celebration . 10/04/2024

With a ‘Welcome to the Marquesas’ event being hosted by World Cruising Club and Comité du Tourisme de Nuku-Hiva, the World ARC rally boats... Click here for more info..

Sailing Into Paradise at Hiva Oa. 30/03/2024

With its towering backdrop of forested mountains, peppered with palm trees, flowering shrubs and houses, the anchorage at Atuona on Hiva Oa... Click here for more info..

Lifting The Lid On A Pacific Ocean Crossing. 26/03/2024

For those who have dreamt of crossing an ocean but wanted to know what it’s actually like on board, we’ve asked a few of the World ARC... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2023-24 are in the Caribbean!. 24/03/2024

Having transited the Panama Canal, leaving the tranquil waters of the Caribbean Sea some 14 months ago, the World ARC 2023-24 fleet have... Click here for more info..

A Closely Sailed Start From Galapagos. 06/03/2024

World ARC 2024-25 Update – Galápagos: The sky couldn’t have been bluer, as 22 boats in the World ARC fleet departed Santa Cruz, Galápagos... Click here for more info..

World Wildlife Day in Galapagos. 02/03/2024

Celebrating World Wildlife Day on 3 March - and for the World ARC 2024 fleet it’s an honour to be in the Galápagos Islands on this day,... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2023-24 Depart Cabedelo. 02/03/2024

The World ARC 2023-24 Fleet have departed Cabedelo and are on the home straight back to the Caribbean! Our journey in Brazil started in... Click here for more info..

Beautiful Beaches In Santa Cruz. 27/02/2024

The World ARC rally is currently enjoying free sailing around the beautiful islands in the Galapagos, and those anchored in Santa Cruz are... Click here for more info..

Discovering San Cristobal. 22/02/2024

As the bus climbed higher into the hills, the scenery became greener, the clouds descended, and it got noticeably cooler.If it wasn’t for... Click here for more info..

Introducing The Pride of World ARC Award. 14/02/2024

A private villa, located on the side of a hill overlooking the anchorage at Contadora, was the stunning location for the farewell and... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2023-24 in Salvador!. 16/02/2024

World ARC 2023-24 have been enjoying their time in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil after crossing the South Atlantic from Namibia, via St. Helena.... Click here for more info..

Hats Off To Panama. 09/02/2024

The rally's time in Panama is sadly drawing to a close, but for the 26 World ARC boats, it’s been a great place to spend a few weeks... Click here for more info..

An Incredible Insight Into An Indigenous Tribe. 03/02/2024

It’s not often you are able to sit down with a village chief of an indigenous tribe and ask him personal questions, but the World ARC rally... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia Rendezvous. 31/01/2024

If you're in the Caribbean on 14 April, come and join our Saint Lucia Rendezvous!ARC and World ARC past participants, potential ralliers and... Click here for more info..

Spectacular Santa Marta. 22/01/2024

It’s been a wonderful week of bonding, camaraderie and fun for the World ARC rally participants as they gathered in this stunning port of... Click here for more info..