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The ARC is a ‘must do’ for many sailors, and attracts over 200 boats and 1200 people every year to sail 2700 NM across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia.

The ARC is for everyone; families with children, tough racers, cruising couples, big boats and modest boats. Crossing the Atlantic together, but having their own adventures. More than just a boat race, the ARC is about friendships made ashore in the two weeks of pre-departure activities continued over the radio net at sea. It’s about arriving in Saint Lucia to be met on the dock with a rum punch and a chilled beer, knowing you have achieved something fantastic - crossing an ocean on a small sailboat.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank you and your team for a great event, and most probably one of the best experiences of my life” Max Klink, yacht Caro (GER)

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29/10/2014

T&T - Introduction to T&T

Dear Friends, beste vrienden, chers amis T&T is ready for   ARC 2014+ Skipper : Dirk MertensCo-skipper : Luc Van KeirsbilckCrew : Charles Drecq, Nicolas Waisbord, Jacques Lais, Gerda Lange We keep you informed read more...

29/10/2014

Nisida - Delivery to Las Palmas

Position 46:21N 006:36WWind on the nose all the way so far, what else should we expect!hopefully forecast is correct and we may get some following breeze in a day or two.Worst thing of all "we left the B****y kettle behind"Sun is shining loads of read more...

28/10/2014

Tanoa - Wir sind in Las Palmas

Wir sind in Las Palmas read more...

26/10/2014

Asylum - Arrived, left, and about to arrive again

The sailing vessel ASYLUM was one of the early arrivers at Las Palmas, arriving August 14th in the wee morning hours (see photo) with (l to r) crew Emmy and Paul, owners Thane and Brenda Paulsen.   Three of us left for home in the United read more...

26/10/2014

Zulú - DIA -27

body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;font-size:13px}Casi todos los dias hay alguna novedad en los preparativos.Fernando volará a Las Palmas a principios de mes y se ofrece a trasladar algunas de las cosas que de otro modo deberían ir entre los read more...


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TESTIMONIALS

Your ARC Rally Handbook is very good. And the time in Las Palmas was great.
Well done, good arrangement.
Catara. ARC 2013
Odd Ivar Mork
It was the first time to across the Atlantic under the World Cruising roof. This was a superb event, not only for myself but for the whole (12 sailors) HASPA HAMBURG crew. The entire World Cruising organization felt like a protecting umbrella. It did not matter whether we were asking for technical or personal help, or any other organizational query, all of you were ready for effective help. And then the numerous 'come togethers'. We felt like being part of a large family with numerous happy (sailor) members living peacefully together and helping each other whenever necessary. What a wonderful world!! Our congratulations! Our conclusion: On the next occasion we will join ARC/any other World cruising event again. Many thanks, fair winds and lots of luck with all your future events.
George Christiansen, Haspa Hamburg ARC 2012


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World Cruising Club

Bluewater Open Boat Weekend 2014. 03/04/2014

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FEATURES
World Cruising Club

Podcast: Offshore Weather

Carib1500 event manager Andy Schell discusses offshore weather sources and how to keep in mind what's important to look at and what's not. Click to see links to what was discussed in the show.

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