ARC Europe Starts to Arrive in Bermuda. 13/05/2022
Half of the ARC Europe 2022 fleet have reached the shores of Bermuda and the atmosphere is beginning to build around the docks in St George’s. Crews are happy to make landfall either by dinghy from the anchorage in the harbour or docking on the conveniently located quayside in the centre of St George’s. Covering a distance of just under 900 NM, Leg 1, from Sint Maarten to Bermuda, has not been without its challenges for some of the fleet. Despite good southerly winds of around 20kts at the start, day 3 of the route saw squalls of 40kts twisting around 180 degrees, causing damage to sails on Pleasure, Arausha and Blue Orchid. Luckily there is a good sail maker close to the docks in St George’s, Ocean Sails, and their sewing machine is sure to be put to good use over the next few... Click here for more info..