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The ARC is a ‘must do’ for many sailors, and attracts over 200 boats and 1200 people every year to sail 2700 NM across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia.

The ARC is for everyone; families with children, tough racers, cruising couples, big boats and modest boats. Crossing the Atlantic together, but having their own adventures. More than just a boat race, the ARC is about friendships made ashore in the two weeks of pre-departure activities continued over the radio net at sea. It’s about arriving in Saint Lucia to be met on the dock with a rum punch and a chilled beer, knowing you have achieved something fantastic - crossing an ocean on a small sailboat.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank you and your team for a great event, and most probably one of the best experiences of my life” Max Klink, yacht Caro (GER)

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23/11/2014

Lily - Getting There

Day four of the, probably, 15 day trip and all is well? No doubt most blogs talk about the day to day life and how well things are going. This blog is not going to be that different but for the fact that it is going to be much sorter. After having read more...

23/11/2014

Purrr-fect - Leg 2-day 4: Not a straight line

Today Dave did intense research on "the great circle route", which basically says that when it comes to navigating long distances,the curvature of the earth makes the shortest distance a CURVED LINE. We discovered that our IPad Navionics chart app read more...

23/11/2014

Exjuvantibus - Ready to go!

Nach einer intensiven Woche mit Vorbereitungsarbeiten sind wir nun bereit für den Start von unserem Abenteuer. In der vergangene Woche haben wir vieles eingekauft, v.a. Food für gut 3-4 Wochen, aber auch Ersatzmaterial wie Taue, Werkzeug und einige read more...

23/11/2014

Lydia - Leg 2 Day 4 - Boom BangaBang & Bodging

With the wind veering during the night to ENE it was time for us toreconfigure Lydia to the twin headsail rig that had been so successfulduring the first leg to the Cape Verdes. The 'hankee' was hanked on and set,the main was dropped. The yankee read more...

23/11/2014

Miss Liz II - Log day 0, or -1..

An interesting evening, winds moving to 30 knots and plenty of movement on the berth leaving a few chafe marks on Poor old Miss Liz II. This morning, with the full complement on board after Rob's late arrival and comforted by a late Tapas the night read more...


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TESTIMONIALS

Have sailed ARC 2013 and ARC Europe with you - fantastic can't wait to join our next rally with you.
Michaela Parker, sy Shenanigan

It was one of the best things I have done in my life - the entire journey was worthwhile and enjoyable - the training, preparation, planning, positioning legs and event itself were a great experience.


Mike Lunch, sy Alize ARC 2012


NEWS
World Cruising Club

ARC 2014 - Start Delayed. 23/11/2014

Local strong winds cause postponement of starts for Racers and CruisersStrong winds blowing through the harbour of Las Palmas have caused ARC... more info


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Finnish aim to tumble ARC Course Record

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