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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 line to become circumnavigators as they sailed back into Rodney Bay at around 8:15am today (Sat 8 December).It was an emotional moment as the American couple, sailing with their son Carter and friend Michael Lawson, docked at Rodney Bay Marina. “It feels amazing to be here in Saint Lucia. The whole experience has been an adrenaline rush” said Tamara. “We have just crossed our original start longitude, and sailed mile 45,000” she continued, before commenting on the crossing. “We’ve never crossed an ocean like that, it certainly isn’t the Pacific! The waves on the north Atlantic were a lot bigger than we thought they would be. We’ve sailed big ocean... 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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