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Planning for the ARC – Our top medical and first aid tips before pushing away from the dock . 10/10/2018

Liz Baugh, maritime and offshore medic from Red Square Medical and Dr. John Ross, medical director of PRAXES Medical Group take you through their top tips for keeping your crew happy and healthy at sea.As sailors, we know there are many things to consider before pushing off from the dock. We spend time (and money) preparing our boats, but little to prepare our minds and bodies for open ocean sailing, when calling 911 or 999 is not an option. The old saying comes to mind, “If you fail to plan, you will plan to fail” or a favourite in the Royal Navy, the 5 P’s - Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.We have put together some tips to help prepare for being at sea over an extended period, so you can enjoy the full extent of your ARC experience.Know your crew’s medical history. Are they... Click here for more info..

Wave Upon Wave - A new book celebrating 30 years of the ARC. 28/09/2018

The ARC, the biggest and best of ocean rallies by far, has brought together very many wonderful people, each with unique stories, sailing on... Click here for more info..

How to Crew in the ARC. 30/09/2016

The 2018 edition for the ARC is rapidly approaching and we have over 300 boats carrying 1500 aspiring ocean sailors ready to check off their... Click here for more info..

ARC Ladies support Saint Lucia CDGC . 18/01/2018

The Atlantic Women 2017 journey began 3 years ago when Rotarian Konrad Wagner brought Petra Pavlisin to visit the Child Development and... Click here for more info..

Weather and Tactics on ARC 2017. 18/12/2017

ARC 2017 posed some complicated tactical challenges for the fleet from the outset.On the day of the start a cold front to the west of the... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia: Well worth crossing an ocean for!. 13/12/2017

Sighting land after several weeks at sea is a special moment for ARC sailors, “St Lucia looms large now, rolling hills of velvet dotted with... Click here for more info..

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.... 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..

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