ARC Late Starters make safe landfall in the Caribbean. 26/12/2017
On 23 December, S/Y CARIOCA put in to Martinique and then, early on Christmas morning, TRIMLEY MAID safely made landfall in St Lucia; the final yacht of ARC 2017 to finish their Atlantic Crossing. A warm welcome was provided to TRIMLEY MAID's double-handed team of Grant and Gabriel by crews of other ARC yachts including Mad Monkey, Geronimo and other yachties. Trimley Maid's achievement marks the end of a particularly long passage; one beset at the beginning by a number of rigging and other technical problems. Nevertheless, Grant and Gabriel will have been spurred on by the news that, whilst they were still at sea, Trimley Maid - a 37' Hillyard - had been voted by the other ARC participants as the most beautiful yacht in the ARC fleet. It just goes to... Click here for more info..