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A busy ARC Summer ahead

by World Cruising Club 6 Feb 10:53 UTC
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ARC Europe

Sets off from St Maarten at the northern end of the Caribbean Leeward Islands in early May, crossing via Bermuda and the Azores to Europe. Boats can also join from Bermuda, with a supported leg offered to boats heading out from the US east coast to meet the fleet in Bermuda. Those heading to the US east coast can also join for the leg to Bermuda with tracking and support offered onward to the US.

Limited places are still available, subject to boat size.

Entries now open
Start: 7 May 2022 from St Maarten

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ARC Portugal

Fully booked
Start: 5 June 2022 from Plymouth, UK

It is a 'full house' for the 2022 edition of our trans-Biscay rally in June so start planning for next year. Registration opens in September. Don't miss the boat next summer, register your interest now to receive the 2023 information pack.

ARC Baltic

Our exploration of Europe's East Sea heads out from Warnemünde (Rostock) on Germany's Baltic coast in July, visiting Denmark, Estonia, Russia, Finland and Sweden in the 6-week duration cruise.

Russia's maritime borders are still closed, but our contacts in St Petersburg are optimistic that visitors will be permitted in time for the summer season, although an alternative itinerary is ready, if we need to amend the route. Limited places are still available for this year's cruise. The closing date for applications is 31/03/2022.

Entries Now Open - deadline 31/03/2022
Start: 5 July 2022 from Rostock, Germany

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November to January - three ARC Transatlantic routes

ARC January is now established as a regular event on our calendar following this year's inaugural rally which set off from Las Palmas in early January and is now making landfall in Saint Lucia. The later departure date gives skippers more time to get boats ready and in position, especially useful for new boats. The 2023 edition is already open for registration.

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ARC+ Cape Verde for 2022 is fully subscribed and we have also closed the waitlist. Registration for the 2023 edition of this popular transatlantic route which crosses via Cape Verde to Grenada opens in September.

ARC (November) the original rally route, and still the most popular of all our events is full for the November 2022 edition, but we are still accepting smaller monohulls on to our waitlist. We know from previous years that plans change, especially with the prospect of an immovable departure date, so we anticipate some entries being cancelled during the spring and early summer. Registration for the 2023 November routes will open in September this year.

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