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Finnish aim to tumble ARC Course Record. 20/11/2014

As soon as the start gun goes off on Sunday, the competition will be on for the first boat to arrive in Saint Lucia. There is one crew in particular sailing amongst the 28 boats racing under IRC in the ARC Racing Division who have a line honours victory firmly in their sights. The ARC continues to attract a good number of high profile racing professionals as well as amateur adventurers and none more so than those racing on the largest boat in the fleet, Mike Slade’s Farr 100, Leopard by Finland.It’s a diverse fleet in the Racing Division with the likes of Dragon world champion and bronze Olympic medallist, Ossie Stewart not being able to resist racing across with friends in his Dufour 45e, Island Girl and Andy Budgen’s Volvo 70, Monster Project returning with unfinished business having... Click here for more info..

Looking to warmer climes. 19/11/2014

As start day approaches, all minds are set on what's in store for the crossing ahead and today's seminar programme focussed crew's minds on... Click here for more info..

Meet the crews of ARC 2014. 17/11/2014

It’s week two of the ARC programme in Las Palmas and it’s all systems go. Every crew here has a story to tell about why they are sailing... Click here for more info..

Sailing veteran celebrates his 20th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. 15/11/2014

Although he is the oldest Skipper in ARC 2014, Manfred Kerstan from Berlin certainly doesn’t show it and is all set to enjoy his 20th ARC to... Click here for more info..

So why does ARC+ visit the Cape Verde Islands?. 14/11/2014

São Vicente is known as the Culutral Island of the Cape Verdean Archipelago. The port at Mindelo used to be busier but since its decline a... Click here for more info..

Introducing ARC crews to Vela Latina sailing. 11/11/2014

On Saturday 15 November, ARC crews have been invited to join local sailors from the city of Las Palmas to sail onboard traditional... Click here for more info..

LIVE Podcast: Billy Cullen's Gadgets. 11/11/2014

Bill Cullen, accomplished offshore sailor and crewmember aboard Serenity in this year's Caribbean 1500, guest-hosts the podcast to discuss... Click here for more info..

Hiking the 'Gut' in Tortola. 10/11/2014

by Andy Schell---The yellowshirt team, minus Lyall took a mission up the ‘gut’ behind the marina this afternoon. I’d heard a rumor from... Click here for more info..

Take a Longer Look at Gran Canaria. 05/11/2014

With so many preparations before their Atlantic crossing, it's easy to get caught up with the boat jobs list and miss the many highlights of... Click here for more info..

Former USCG Rescue Swimmer on Offshore Safety. 31/10/2014

Mario Vittone, former USCG Rescue swimmer, spoke to the Caribbean 1500 rally this morning for a morning safety seminar prior to Sunday's... Click here for more info..

Tips for Crewing Offshore. 01/11/2014

As someone who is new to the offshore sailing world, I had many questions before going on my first offshore passage. What do I pack? How... Click here for more info..

LIVE Seminar: Mentally Preparing for the 1500. 31/10/2014

Andy Schell talks about common anxieties and what's worth worrying over - mission critical systems like the hull, rig and sails and crew... Click here for more info..

Podcast: Offshore Weather. 26/10/2014

Click here for the direct download link.Andy discusses his way of getting and interpreting weather forecasts offshore, and why he thinks... Click here for more info..

Podcast Andy Schell & NPR's Scott Neuman Talk Sailing Books. 07/10/2014

NPR's Scott Neuman chats with Andy about their favorite books that they'd bring along to a desert island or on a long offshore passage. They... Click here for more info..

Podcast: Master Rigger Brion Toss. 01/10/2014

This is a must-listen for anyone thinking of going offshore sailing. Brion Toss, a guru of yacht rigging, talks about all sorts of technical... Click here for more info..

Podcast: Crossing Oceans with Kids. 19/09/2014

David & Isabelle share their classic story of a ten-year dream-turned-reality to take their kids cruising. A French-Canadian couple from... Click here for more info..

Stepping Stones across the Indian Ocean. 03/09/2014

While the World ARC fleet are enroute to Bali it is interesting to note that not only have the crews commenced the second half of the rally... Click here for more info..

'Sailing Down the Years' Podcast: History of KSSS in Sweden. 25/07/2014

On the 59º North podcast, Andy Schell reads the first chapter of a book he found recently in downtown Stockholm on the history of the Royal... Click here for more info..

World ARC reaches Mackay. 23/07/2014

Soon the first yachts in the World ARC fleet will make landfall in Mackay, Australia, a significant achievement not only as it marks the end... Click here for more info..

Matt Rutherford Podcast, Landfall in Japan. 22/07/2014

Regular guest & sailing legend Matt Rutherford is back on the podcast to discuss his recent landfall in Japan, climbing Mt. Fuji, making... Click here for more info..

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