Sailing News from Yachting World Vanuatu

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Yachting Discount for Marina Apartments

Yachting World is excited to offer our visiting yachts a very special 15% discount on furnished apartments at the Waterfront Quays. Your crew, family or visitors can stay ashore in an apartment overlooking the marina while your yacht is in Port Vila; a happy break from live-aboard-life. For more about the apartments visit the Waterfront Quays Port Vila Apartment website.

The 2019 Cruising Season Is Looking Good

We are looking forward to a truly wonderful cruising season in Vanuatu in 2019. We expect to be having lots of fun welcoming and helping cruising yachts from all over the world. Every single member of the Yachting World staff offers best wishes for happy sailing to all our cruising friends headed our way this year.

Rallies really add a significant safety  factor to passages, plus participants have a chance to meet like minded people who might become life-long friends and make the cruise just that much more fun.

There are several cruising rallies coming to visit Vanuatu in 2019 so if you are planning your cruise to Vanuatu now you might wish to visit the Rally websites and consider joining other yachts for your blue water passage.

Visit our Rally page to read more.

Lukim Yu Cruisers Yacht Club

Yachting World is now home to the ' Lukim Yu Cruisers Yacht Club ' - with its base at the Cruisers Corner at the Waterfront Bar and Grill. It is a non profit organisation - and all Yachties are encouraged to join.

The World ARC Rally July 2019

The 2019 World ARC Rally plans to arrive in Port Vila around the 28th of July with 28 yachts.


The Down Under Rally 2019

The GoEast 2019 Down Under Rally has organized a special NC2V rally at the end of August. There will be excellent opportunities for other yachts to join the rally in Vanuatu to head west to New Caledonia and on to Australia. For more invormation visit

The ICA Rally 2019

The New Zealand based Island Cruising Association Rally is expected to arrive on the 19th of August with 39 yachts.