Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the Caribbean
Every November since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has set sail
from Las Palmas, bound westward across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Bringing
together yachts from all over the world, the fleet gather in Las Palmas Marina in
the heart of the city.
Entries for ARC/ARC+ 2021 are fully subscribed. Click HERE for more information.
Route Choices for ARC Sailors
ARC sailors have a choice of routes for 2021-2022:
Sailing via the Cape Verdes:
ARC+ will depart Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 7 November, sailing to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before the restart to Camper and Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada on 19 November. A maximum of 75 yachts sail with the ARC+ route. Click here for full dates and route information
Sailing directly to Saint Lucia:
The ARC fleet of approximately 200 boats will start their Atlantic adventure on Sunday 21 November sailing directly to Saint Lucia, spending 18-21 days at sea on the classic trade wind route. The ARC offers a two week pre-departure programme, fun competition for cruising sailors, or competitive racing, and a spectacular welcome in Rodney Bay. Click here for full dates and route information
ARC January will sail on the traditional trade wind route from Las Palmas to Saint Lucia with a New Year departure on 9 January 2022. Click here for full dates and route information