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Glorious Guernsey. 16/08/2017

After a relaxing couple of days in Cherbourg, the rally awoke Monday morning feeling refreshed and relaxed.The sea state resembled a mill pond and the winds were light, to the relief of many of the crew who suffered seasickness during their passage from Gosport to Cherbourg. A couple of spinnakers appeared and Clare from World Cruising Club captured some excellent pictures. It didn’t take long before sightings of dolphins were heard over the radio. “We have a pod of 7 dolphins coming towards our bow” (Doodles of Hamble).   The sail through the Alderney Race was helped somewhat by the charm conditions, making for a different experience of the Alderney Race than some had imagined. The rest of the day involved sunbathing, dolphin spotting, gannet watching and a lot more motoring... Click here for more info..

The big museum of St-Petersburg . 13/08/2017

As the half point of the ARC Baltic after already 3 weeks sailing from Rostock, to Bornholm to Visby and to Tallinn the fleet was underway... Click here for more info..

Crews triumph in testing conditions . 13/08/2017

After two days of preparation at Haslar Marina the time had come for this year’s participants to cross the channel to Cherbourg.Tides and... Click here for more info..

Blue skies welcome ARC Channel Islands Fleet in to Gosport. 11/08/2017

This year’s ARC Channel Islands rally, in association with Hamble School of Yachting and the RYA got off to a bright start with blue skies... Click here for more info..

Through the Great Barrier reef and onto Mackay Australia . 01/08/2017

Festivities began on Friday night with welcome drinks at the Clarion Hotel where the crews were able to share stories of their journey from... Click here for more info..

Dock Party in Tallinn . 25/07/2017

After a quick overnight stop at anchor on the Northern tip of Gotska Sandon the ARC Baltic fleet woke up in the early morning of Tuesday... Click here for more info..

Welcome to sunny but windy Visby ! . 21/07/2017

On the second Leg of the ARC Baltic, the 24 boats left Ronne on Friday 14th of July in the early morning for a 200NM passage to Gotland,... Click here for more info..

Goodbye Vanuatu! Hello Coral Sea!. 20/07/2017

Thank you to the Yachting World Marina for hosting a very special stay in Port Vila, Vanuatu.The World ARC fleet set off this morning at... Click here for more info..

World ARC arrives in Port Vila, Efate. 18/07/2017

Colorfully dressed, the World ARC Fleet has made a grand entrance to the Yachting World Marina in Port Vila on the island of Efate in... Click here for more info..

Welcome to sunny Bornholm . 15/07/2017

Sailing on the 1st Leg of the ARC Baltic from Warnemunde in Germany the 24 boats arrived in Ronne Harbour in Bornholm after 110NM of a wet... Click here for more info..

Sailing the loop with ARC DelMarVa 2017 . 14/07/2017

On June 23rd, 12 boats in this year’s ARC DelMarVa fleet assembled in Annapolis for the Rally Skipper’s Briefing and social Happy Hour held... Click here for more info..

World ARC Gift Ceremony in Tanna. 14/07/2017

What a wonderful day in Port Resolution! On Thursday morning the World ARC fleet gathered at Port Resolution Yacht Club and took a short... Click here for more info..

World ARC Fleet Visits The Mighty Volcano Mt. Yasur. 13/07/2017

Mt Yasur, one of the most active volcanos in the world, sits on the south eastern section of the island Tanna. The World ARC fleet was able... Click here for more info..

WCC at the Southampton Boat Show 2017. 11/07/2017

The Southampton Boat Show takes place from 15-24 September 2017 in the heart of the city. With lots of attractions at the show including new... Click here for more info..

A Relaxing Welcome to Picturesque Port Resolution. 11/07/2017

As of this morning, all boats in the World ARC fleet have anchored in picturesque Port Resolution after an exceptionally quick crossing.... Click here for more info..

Summer sail with the ARC Baltic Begins. 10/07/2017

For the 3rd edition of the ARC Baltic, the fleet of 24 boats and 70 participants gathered at Hohe Dune Marina ready for a 6 week adventure... Click here for more info..

Farewell Fiji. 08/07/2017

Under sunny skies and glorious Fijian weather the World ARC fleet weigh anchor at Musket Cove Marina to begin their journey to Vanuatu.As... Click here for more info..

Vinaka Fiji. 07/07/2017

After clearing into Fiji in the Lau group and free sailing for a few weeks, the World ARC fleet reunite in beautiful Musket Cove. The... Click here for more info..

ARC Portugal 2017 draws to an end . 02/07/2017

On Friday the ARC Portugal fleet completed their final leg from Sines to Lagos. Departing early in the morning, it was an incredible... Click here for more info..

Sunny Sines. 29/06/2017

On Wednesday morning the ARC Portugal fleet gathered on the start line in Oeiras ready for their 50nm passage down to Sines.After one of the... Click here for more info..