Tough leg to USA. 26/05/2015
With most of the fleet now pleased to be ashore since starting from Bermuda last Monday we are starting to receive reports that it was a tough leg for everyone. There wasn't much of the usual blogging from the boats at sea, giving updates along the way as crews were too busy & tired from the weather conditions at sea. Vin, skipper of the Lagoon 450 'GEM', put it quite simply, "Gulf Stream was tough. Glad to be home." After being delayed by one day in Bermuda the 16 ARC USA yachts slipped out from St. George's Harbour and had light winds for the first few days. An area of low pressure had then developed just East of Cape Hatteras late on the 21st May and yachts were given warning from rally weather forecasters WRI (Weather Routing Inc.) to expect a period of... Click here for more info..