Are you an intrepid seafarer, a lover of the big blue or someone who simply dreams of one day embarking on his or her own thrilling bluewater cruising adventure? If so then the ARC Bluewater Open Day 2023 is for you!
Held at our Berthon International headquarters in Lymington, UK – in conjunction with the World Cruising Club.
Note: This is the first time since 2019 that the event is to be held in person and we are hoping to pack lots into the day.
Mark your calendars for 10 am Saturday 10th June 2023 – as an event you will not want to miss.
What is on the Itinerary?
The event is free to attend but you will need to pre-register using the link below.
The day offers a chance to get on board a selection of brokerage cruising yachts with a variety of price tags and learn what to look for when choosing a bluewater yacht.
Meet and mingle with those who have been there and done it and discover what it is like to live the bluewater sailing dream.
There will also be a selection of equipment experts and product demonstrations and displays.
There will be talks from a variety of industry experts and tours of the famous Berthon Boat Company’s ‘Big Blue Sheds’ – giving you a chance to view the fantastic refit facilities we have on-site.
Berthon International are specialists in the sale of bluewater cruising yachts and are adept in helping clients find the perfect yacht to fulfil their cruising itineraries and aspirations. As industry specialists, Berthon International proudly supports the World Cruising Club, and has been hosting this event at the Berthon HQ on the banks of the river Lym for several years. Berthon brokers are all experienced sailors and many have participated in a World Cruising Club rally themselves, so whatever your yachting needs and dreams, Berthon are in a great position to assist those looking for the perfect Bluewater magic carpet.
The World Cruising Club run a plethora of organised rallies across the globe. This allows you to cruise to far-flung places with the support and reassurance of knowing there are other yachts around and you can guarantee there will be a party on arrival at your destination. The most famous and original event is the ARC. This leaves yearly from Las Palmas, late November, and heads to St Lucia arriving in time for a Caribbean Christmas.
Have you been offshore cruising, or have you refitted your boat with long term cruising in mind?
Would you like to come and join us to share your knowledge, experience and enthusiasm with aspiring offshore sailors?
You do not need to be an expert. This would be about sharing your personal experience of what you would or would not do again. You can register to come and help and share your knowledge by clicking here: