Fire on ARC yacht Pauline af Skanör in St Lucia. Credit: WCC/Clare Pengelly

Fast action from nearby Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) crews helped save a boat from sinking, when fire broke out aboard the 1982 Swan 76 ketch Pauline af Skanör, in…

212 yachts depart from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and head for Saint Lucia. ©James Mitchell/WCC

Following years and months of planning, plus two weeks of final preparations and provisioning, 212 ARC 2016 yachts set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Final World ARC 2015-16 Parade of Sail along the coast of Saint Lucia from Marigot Bay to Rodney Bay Marina

As the World ARC 2015-16 fleet arrived back in Saint Lucia, they joined the special band of circumnavigators who have sailed the world on their own boats...

ARC Channel Islands_RYA Sail Cruise in St Peter Port, Guernsey

All aboard the ARC Channel Islands Rally Seminar will be held at Chichester Yacht Club on Saturday 30 April, 2016 - it's ticketed but open to all...

Chris and Helen Tibbs, with Jeremy Wyatt and William Yonge on the yacht Taistealai © WCC / James Mitchell

Years and months of intense planning and preparation finally paid off when the yachts taking part in ARC 2015 set sail from Gran Canaria on 22 November, bound for the

The ARC+ Monohull fleet setting sail for Leg 1 from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria © WCC/Claire Pengelly

The 64-strong ARC+ fleet set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria amid a gentle swell, warm sunshine and an easy force 4, ENE breeze

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ARC+ is part of the World Cruising Club's Atlantic Rally for Cruisers