Special celebrations in Saint Lucia bring ARC+ 2016 to a close. 08/12/2016
For sailors on the ARC+ route of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, last night's prize-giving ceremony in Saint Lucia marked the end of their Atlantic adventure that began in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria six weeks ago. The alternative route to the traditional direct ARC saw over 250 crew enjoy the same great activity programme before and after their ARC crossing, but also an interesting and enjoyable stopover on São Vicente, in Cape Verde.The ambience at last night's prize-giving reflected a large family party, everyone knowing each other so well within the 72 boat fleet. Participants were served ice cold fruit punch on arrival at the Pigeon Island National Park and relaxed to enjoy the evening in the magnificent setting.Enjoying the warm evening, crews were invited to listen to the... Click here for more info..