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Ed’s ARC+ Diary across the Atlantic . 07/12/2019

Ed the Iguana is probably one of the most experienced sailors in the ARC+ fleet. At sunrise on the morning of Friday 6 December he arrived into IGY Rodney Bay Marina onboard Dalliance of Chichester having completed his 24th Atlantic crossing!He likes to sail with family boats because he is happiest playing with children and gets up to all sorts of fun and games while at sea. This year Ed travelled from Las Palmas to Cape Verde (ARC+ Leg 1) onboard sailing yacht Sarah, a Hanse 588. He was in the very capable hands of the younger crew members, Stephen aged 12 and Sarah aged 8. Sarah was particularly excited to be looking after Ed and they enjoyed lots of activities together like playing games, fishing and making yummy waffles. Once reaching landfall in Cape Verde he also got to play with... Click here for more info..

Destination Focus: What's in store in St. Vincent?. 03/12/2019

For some sailors the site of land is not the best part of an ocean crossing, but for many who are on their first crossing it’s one of relief... Click here for more info..

Crossing the line – Saint Lucia welcomes Sea Child after a ten year circumnavigation. 08/12/2018

Almost ten years to the day, since they sailed out of Rodney Bay, Eric and Tamara Barto of Sea Child have crossed their original starting... Click here for more info..

School for thought – ARC children (and their parents) have their say. 14/11/2018

When walking around the docks in Las Palmas it’s great to see children of all ages and nationalities (16 this year) playing together and... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia: Well worth crossing an ocean for!. 13/12/2017

Sighting land after several weeks at sea is a special moment for ARC sailors, “St Lucia looms large now, rolling hills of velvet dotted with... Click here for more info..

Witnessing ARC’s Impact on Saint Lucia. 14/12/2014

With over 230 yachts descending on Saint Lucia each year in December, it’s easy to imagine the impact that all those participants have on... Click here for more info..

So why does ARC+ visit the Cape Verde Islands?. 14/11/2014

São Vicente is known as the Culutral Island of the Cape Verdean Archipelago. The port at Mindelo used to be busier but since its decline a... Click here for more info..

Exploring Saint Lucia . 08/12/2013

Exploring Saint LuciaRising like an emerald tooth from the flat Caribbean Sea, St Lucia definitely grabs your attention. Glossed over as... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucian Culture in Anse la Raye. 15/12/2012

The locals call it 'bay of the rays.' It's a fishing village south of Castries (St. Lucia's capital), a sleepy place on the beach, quite the... Click here for more info..

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