Sailing the loop with ARC DelMarVa 2017 . 14/07/2017
On June 23rd, 12 boats in this year’s ARC DelMarVa fleet assembled in Annapolis for the Rally Skipper’s Briefing and social Happy Hour held at the Chesapeake Sailmakers loft. Participants from eight states were amongst the crews, many familiar with sailing the protective waters of the Chesapeake Bay, but excited at the prospect of an offshore leg sailing outside the peninsular from Portsmouth, VA to Cape May, NJ.This year’s rally would see the fleet cover a 450nm ‘loop’ from Annapolis to Annapolis, counter-clockwise around the DelMarVa Peninsula over the course of a week. Divided into three legs, each passage has its own distinct pleasures and challenges, and stopovers en route gave time to explore the historic ports of Annapolis, Portsmouth and Cape May. A preparation seminar, held in... Click here for more info..