New boats – new adventures. 16/11/2019
Of the 190+ boats taking part in the ARC this year, around 20 in the fleet are new-builds, produced in 2019. They include nine multihulls such as Johnathan Davis’ American 12.19m Bali 4.1, View Finder, Pierre and Lisa Caouette’s 18.28m French Canadian Outremer 5X, BioTrek, and previous WCC rally and World ARC participants, Stuart and Pat Smith’s Fountaine Pajot Saona 47, BriZo who are continuing their blue water cruising adventures, this time with a catamaran. One of the largest new boats sailing across in the 34th ARC is Jean-Phillipe Steele’s luxury 25.15m Oyster 825, iSNL, and one of the smaller is Max Haot and Francois de Poorte’s racy Finot-Conq-designed Pogo 12.50 named Tilt. This pocket-rocket, taking part in the ARC Racing division, is capable of reaching speeds of 25+ knots, so... Click here for more info..