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Ed the Fundraising Iguana!. 18/11/2017

Whilst the ARC+ fleet were in the Cape Verdes, the crews of three of the boats went to visit the SOS Children's Villages charity in Mindelo. The charity does fantastic work helping children off and on the streets and supporting challenged families. The captain of yacht Helen, Philip Scott took along ARC Mascot Ed the Iguana to the centre. Having taken part in the ARC+ for the last few years, Ed has become very fond of the children in the Cape Verde Islands and a firm supporter of the work done by SOS Children's Village Mindelo. They met two boys who were orphaned and were living at the center and asked why they had volunteered to stay: " Bad things happen on the street" and "I get education, food and a bed"Following the visit, Philip and Ed have decided to use the 2017... Click here for more info..

March of the Multihulls. 18/11/2017

In all there are 44 multihulls sailing under the ARC banner this year - 30 on the direct route and 14 sailing with ARC+ showing the growing... Click here for more info..

ARC participants pushing personal boundaries. 17/11/2017

Start day is right around the corner and it’s all systems go in Las Palmas as months of planning finally come together. Every crew here has... Click here for more info..

Sailing through the generations - Old memories, new beginnings. 15/11/2017

Every year, there are always several participants or boats themselves that have taken part in the ARC rally throughout its 30 year history,... Click here for more info..

Die deutschsprachigen Boote bei der Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. 15/11/2017

Auch dieses Jahr sind wieder zahlreiche Boote aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum bei der ARC dabei. Spitzenreiter, was die Anzahl der... Click here for more info..

Young skippers follow their dream. 14/11/2017

This year’s rally will see several young sailors fulfilling their ambition to skipper their own boat across the Atlantic with the ARC. 11... Click here for more info..

Oceans of Experience. 09/11/2017

The breadth of experience in the international the ARC Yellowshirt team provides support for crews to welcome them to Las Palmas, share... Click here for more info..

Haji - A Family History. 06/11/2017

The ARC+ 2017 fleet have enjoyed their first night at sea following yesterday's departure and many boats have been reflecting on yesterday's... Click here for more info..

Helping hands in Las Palmas. 24/10/2017

As months of preparations become just a couple of weeks before the Atlantic ocean beckons, crews in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be busy... Click here for more info..

Transatlantic Sailing - What breaks and how to fix it. 18/08/2017

For 15 years, premier sailing magazine Yachting World has been publishing the largest yachting equipment survey in the world, sampling the... Click here for more info..

ARC 2016 - Photo Competition Shortlist - Winners Revealed. 28/06/2017

Over 250 photos were submitted by crews for the ARC 2016 Photo Competition and the entries this year certainly captured all aspects of ocean... Click here for more info..

Boating in the Algarve. 01/03/2017

Boating in the Algarve Basing your boat on Portugal’s warm southern coast offers an attractive package sunshine, easy cruising and sandy... Click here for more info..

Social Media Ahoy!. 30/01/2017

The 2016 edition of the ARC Atlantic crossing saw an interesting evolution with regards to social messaging and keeping in touch between... Click here for more info..

'Going where the wind takes us!' - An interview with the crew of Pepper. 09/12/2016

Phil Alberry and Hatty Millar are one of eight crews in ARC+ this year that have sailed the route double-handed. Reaching Rodney Bay sees... Click here for more info..

Just how different is VOR 70 from a normal ARC Boat?. 13/12/2016

Well. That is a question some of the ARC sailors may have pondered when walking along the crowded docks in Las Palmas where cruising boats... Click here for more info..

Young at Heart - An Interview with the crew of radical cruiser MacPat. 11/12/2016

Though both originally from Europe, Miguel Castellote and Patrick Franchet met via sailing in the Quebec Province of Canada where they both... Click here for more info..

'A rhyme of our time (in the ARC)' by the crew of Ludanka. 10/12/2016

The Atlantic Crossing of 2016Brought together a maiden sailing team;A skipper, a cook, an emergency medicA rigger, a boat and a handy... Click here for more info..

Meeting the Mid-Atlantic Locals. 25/11/2016

With almost 300 boats in the ARC fleet spread from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia, Marine Ecologist Isabella Tortora Brayda... Click here for more info..

Competitive spirit in ARC Racing Division. 19/11/2016

This year’s rally will see one of the largest groups ever choosing to sail across in the ARC Racing Division, raced under IRC. A diverse... Click here for more info..

Ladies line up for the Atlantic. 16/11/2016

As usual the ARC attracts a large number of female sailors on an  Atlantic adventure, and this year is no different with around 240... Click here for more info..

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