Celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2019. 12/12/2019
For sailors on the ARC+ route of the 2019 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, this evening’s Prize Giving Ceremony in Saint Lucia marked the end of their Atlantic adventure that began in Gran Canaria some six weeks ago. The ARC+ route took sailors from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on 10 November to Mindelo in the Cape Verde Islands for the first leg of the crossing. Blessed with great winds and a quick trip for the first 865nm passage south, they spent 4-5 days exploring, before restarting for the big stage across the Atlantic on 21st November.From the Cape Verde, 69 yachts made Saint Lucia their destination with over 320 crew sailing the 2150nm course to Rodney Bay. The first arrival, Minimole, was welcomed to IGY Rodney Bay Marina on Tuesday 3 December, and ever since the docks have... Click here for more info..