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Sun Sets on the Second ARC+ St Vincent. 13/12/2019

As the sun began to dip, crews from the ARC+ Saint Vincent fleet gathered at the beautiful beach-side Sunset Shores Hotel yesterday (Thursday 12 December), for what was to be a memorable evening, marking the end of this year’s rally to the Blue Lagoon Marina, in St.Vincent. It was a relaxed and rewarding evening, as crews and local guests from St.Vincent, mingled and recounted stories of their 2200 nautical mile passage from Cape Verde.Leading the welcome to this yachting paradise of islands and cays for the newly arrived cruisers were Governor General, Her Excellency Mrs Susan Dougan and the Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture, Mrs Laverne Grant. Surround by exotic plants and palm trees with views of the Caribbean Sea, it was an idyllic location and a true reflection of why visitors... Click here for more info..

ARC Youth Team make landfall in Saint Lucia. 12/12/2019

For the first time in history, a crew of young sailors from Gran Canaria, Saint Lucia and the UK have completed an epic transatlantic... Click here for more info..

Celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2019. 12/12/2019

For sailors on the ARC+ route of the 2019 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, this evening’s Prize Giving Ceremony in Saint Lucia marked the end of... Click here for more info..

Getting the party started!. 08/12/2019

Sixteen days after their departure from the Cape Verdes, the Caribbean destinations for ARC+ in Saint Lucia and St. Vincent have seen... Click here for more info..

Hallucine leads the ARC fleet into Rodney Bay. 06/12/2019

At 00:52:47 on Friday 6th December, Rodney Bay welcomed the first arrival of ARC 2019, French flagged Marsaudon TS5 Hallucine. Led by... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Saint Vincent - first arrivals at Blue Lagoon Marina. 04/12/2019

After a few days of diving and mooring laying The Blue Lagoon Marina and Hotel was finally ready to receive the first ARC+ St. Vincent 2019... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Make Landfall in Saint Lucia. 03/12/2019

Serenaded by the local steel pan, the first ARC+ mooring lines to be secured to the pontoon at IGY Rodney Bay Marina belonged to Minimole, a... Click here for more info..

Awaiting the Advent of ARC+ Arrivals. 30/11/2019

As the ARC and ARC+ fleets are looking out on the horizon and counting down the miles to the rum punch welcome, the teams from World... Click here for more info..

Michael Grote – Irie Life. 26/11/2019

All of those involved with the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Michael Grote, skipper of... Click here for more info..

An Ocean Classic Gets Underway. 24/11/2019

A great adventure has now begun for over a thousand sailors from fifty-three nations who departed Las Palmas de Gran Canaria today to cross... Click here for more info..

Less than 48 Hours until the ARC Start!. 22/11/2019

With the ARC start now less than 48 hours away participants are beginning to switch gears focus on the last stage of preparations. While the... Click here for more info..

From Costume Party to Safety demos, a Busy 24 Hours in Las Palmas!. 21/11/2019

The past twenty four hours in Las Palmas have been a busy one for both participants and yellow shirts alike. Last night a Raymarine... Click here for more info..

ARC+ St Lucia - Start Day for Leg 2. 21/11/2019

With their visit coming to a close in Mindelo, today the ARC+ St Lucia fleet crossed the start line for their journey across the Atlantic to... Click here for more info..

ARC+ St Vincent - Start Day for Leg 2. 21/11/2019

Under blue skies peppered with cumulus clouds, ARC+ 2019 St Vincent fleet, made up of 21 boats, crossed the start line for Leg 2 today at... Click here for more info..

It's the final countdown.... 20/11/2019

The countdown is on before the ARC fleet departs Las Palmas and  skippers and crew alike are getting stuck into final preparations.... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Tour to Santo Antão. 20/11/2019

During the ARC+ visit to Mindelo, Cape Verde, on the island of São Vicente there is the opportunity to visit the neighbouring island, Santo... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Prizegiving Evening in Mindelo. 20/11/2019

Serenading participants down the pontoons and along the streets of Mindelo by drummers and Mendingas dancers, the procession lead everyone... Click here for more info..

World ARC 2019-20 in South Africa. 19/11/2019

With Babsea arrived today in Richards Bay all yachts are now safely berthed at Zululand Yacht Club. The first World ARC vessel to arrive was... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Welcome to Marina Mindelo. 17/11/2019

Marina Mindelo is a site to be seen! With most of the ARC+ fleet now arrived into, São Vicente, there is a hive of activity and sense of... Click here for more info..

ARC 2019 Opens with lively national flag parade. 17/11/2019

With the majority of boats now docked in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and crews busy making preparations for their 2,700 nm Atlantic ahead of... Click here for more info..