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A fun farewell evening. 06/05/2016

It was another busy day yesterday with final safety inspections, and a few boats heading out to practice their MOB drills and setting the light wind sails.  And quite a few people forgot their sunblock! Forget about Yellowshirts- there were some bright pink shoulders and arms around the docks!Provisioning at the OneMart downtown has been very successful and we appreciate the hard work from Alberto and his guys for taking the crews to the store and returning later with provisions boxed up and delivered right to the boat.  There is another trip this morning for the last minute fresh items.  Some crews have other plans and have been spotted returning from Budget Marine with all manner of lures and hooks in their quest for freshly caught fish!  Crews arrived smartly... Click here for more info..

Bluewater Weekend set to inspire offshore sailors. 05/05/2016

Over 150 aspiring bluewater cruisers are set attend the third annual Bluewater Weekend hosted at Berthon Marina in Lymington on 14-15 May.... Click here for more info..

Sunshine in the BVI. 04/05/2016

Gone are the dark clouds that passed us by on the weekend and the blue skies and hot sunshine are back in Nanny Cay.  It seems like... Click here for more info..

World ARC Rendez Vous in Papeete . 03/05/2016

The crews of the World ARC fleet got together during a rendez-vous programme to the Town Hall of Papeete, the capital city of French... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe & ARC USA kicks off in Nanny Cay!. 02/05/2016

The ARC Europe & ARC USA 2016 rally office officially opened this morning in Nanny Cay as the rally flags were ceremoniously hoisted up... Click here for more info..

'Ia ora na World ARC. 27/04/2016

The World ARC fleet are getting back together again after a four weeks period sailing around Marquesas and Tuamotus Islands. The boats have... Click here for more info..

Cyclone Pam Relief Report. 25/04/2016

On 13 March 2015 a devastating cyclone struck Vanuatu, causing significant damage to homes, businesses and communities throughout the... Click here for more info..

Choosing for Offshore Cruising at the Bluewater Weekend. 21/04/2016

Bluewater Weekend: 14 and 15 May 2016, Lymington UKMore than just a boat show, more than a seminar, and more than simply a cruiser... Click here for more info..

ARC Europe - sailing since '88. 16/04/2016

It is only 3 weeks now until the start of ARC Europe on May 7th and the entry list has continued to grow.  There are currently 30 boats... Click here for more info..

Completing the Circle in Saint Lucia. 11/04/2016

15 months ago, the World ARC 2015-16 fleet set out from Saint Lucia to sail around the world. Amongst the crews were many nationalities,... Click here for more info..

Te Fenua Enata, The Land of Men - World Arc At Marquesas. 04/04/2016

After few days of free cruising in the stunning Marquesas Island, 110 crews of the World ARC fleet came ashore at Taioha’e Bay on the island... Click here for more info..

Kaoha Nui to Marquesas World ARC! . 23/03/2016

It has been  a busy 48 hrs of arrivals in Hiva Oa in Marquesas Islands as crews complete the 3000 miles of Leg 4 of the Rally. The... Click here for more info..

Cocktails and Gingerbread Biscuits. 15/03/2016

The majority of the World ARC 2016 fleet have now reached the halfway mark on their journey from the Galapagos Islands to Hiva Oa in the... Click here for more info..

Galapagos - Hasta siempre!. 02/03/2016

The World ARC fleet had a great restart from the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz at noon today, to begin the longest trip of the Rally... Click here for more info..

Galapagos we'll miss you!. 01/03/2016

This is the final stage for the World ARC fleet in the Galapagos islands. After a fun time exploring San Cristobal, Isabela and Santa... Click here for more info..

Free Cruising the Brazilian Coast. 24/02/2016

One year after having left Puerto Ayora in the Galapagos the World ARC 2015-16 fleet is once again in South America visiting Salvador de... Click here for more info..

Kicker Rock Tour . 21/02/2016

The World ARC tours to Kicker Rock  started yesterday from the island of San Cristóbal. This is a full day tour  starting with a... Click here for more info..

Settling into the Galapagos. 17/02/2016

After crossing the equator, 27 out of 32 boats of the World ARC Fleet have now arrived in Puerto Baquerizo, San Cristobal in the... Click here for more info..

First journey in Pacific!. 13/02/2016

The World ARC fleet joined back together on the Panamanian island of Contadora, in the Las Perlas Islands. Was a short programme on this... Click here for more info..

South Atlantic Adventures and a Colourful Welcome to Brazil. 12/02/2016

Just over a month ago, 13 yachts of the World ARC 2015-16 fleet left Cape Town for the longest passage oftheir circumnavigation to Salvador,... Click here for more info..