An emotional day on the dockside as more boats arrive. 08/12/2022
“ARC Finish Line…ARC Finish Line… this is yacht Take Off at 2 miles” is the call as the VHF radio crackles into life. For ARC boats arriving into Rodney Bay, this is the start of the arrivals process, alerting the finish line boat and the shoreside yellow shirt team to another imminent arrival. Since Malolo, the first arrival on 1st December, the finish line team have welcomed 45 boats, taking their finish time and directing them into Rodney Bay Lagoon towards their dock, completing their ARC journey.However, one of this morning’s calls was more eagerly awaited than all the others, as the crew of Take Off announced their final approach. Having suffered a total rig failure 10 days ago, over 1,300NM out from Saint Lucia, the second half of their Atlantic crossing has been challenging. A... Click here for more info..