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Two more finishers in ARC+ and recounting experiences. 06/12/2022

The last two boats that left with the ARC+ fleet from Mindelo have now arrived in Grenada: Griselda, a Hanse 370, skippered by Nicola Stamp with Gerry Baker and Jacob Asquith-Fox, crossed the finish line around 4am local time on Tuesday 6th December, and Disa, Darrol and Kathy Martin’s Amel Mango followed before sunrise. Both teams were welcomed on the dock and happy to receive the traditional ARC+ welcome with rum punch and a yellowshirt team member on the dock to greet them after 18 days at sea. Next to arrive will be four boats who had a delayed start from Cape Verde; Earendel, hoping to finish in time to make it to the final prizegiving party on Thursday; and Yuva, Fai-La and Marco Polo, who are still making their way across the ocean.After completing all the necessary formalities on... Click here for more info..

Time to lime at the ARC+ welcome party. 05/12/2022

With the majority of the fleet now safely in Grenada, the informal ARC+ welcome party was held yesterday evening at Grenada Yacht Club,... Click here for more info..

Friends Reunited. 03/12/2022

Friends ReunitedSeventy boats have now finished their ARC+ Atlantic crossing from Cape Verde to Grenada, including two more family boats:... Click here for more info..

Dockside welcome as boats stream into Grenada. 30/11/2022

Fourteen boats have now arrived in Grenada after their 2,200nm crossing from Mindelo, Cape Verde. The ARC Plus rally is starting to make its... Click here for more info..

First Arrivals in Grenada. 28/11/2022

The arrival of the ARC+ fleet has begun in Camper and Nicholson Port Louis Marina Grenada in an exciting fashion. The first yacht across the... Click here for more info..

Final destination - The Spice Island of the Caribbean, Grenada. 27/11/2022

The ARC+ fleet is in the second half of their transatlantic adventure, having left Mindelo in the Cape Verde islands just less than 10 days... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Update – Alika (GBR) Oyster 675. 22/11/2022

Early in the morning of Monday 21 November, ARC+ Rally Control was notified of serious injuries to two crew on board the yacht Alika,... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Sailors Depart Cape Verde. 18/11/2022

Orchestrating the departure of such a high number of boats in a two hour timeframe has it’s challenges, but the fleet left Marina Mindelo... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Leg 1 Prizegiving a Huge Success. 16/11/2022

All crews were welcomed with some fruit punch and canapés, and very soon conversation was flowing, the band was playing and speculation was... Click here for more info..

Wahoo! ARC+ Crews love sustainably caught fish!. 12/11/2022

How fresh is your fish? How sustainable is the fish you eat? The crews from ‘Sipi’, ‘Sweet Dreams’ and ‘Karyato’ talk Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna... Click here for more info..

ARC Plus - Life on the way to Mindelo. 10/11/2022

The boats on ARC Plus 2022 continue to make good progress on their way to Mindelo with updates and photos from the fleet coming in on the... Click here for more info..

Perfect cruising rally conditions for the start of ARC+ 2022. 06/11/2022

ARC+ 2022, World Cruising Club’s two-stage transatlantic rally to Grenada, set sail today, 6 November, from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with... Click here for more info..

We’re ready to go!. 05/11/2022

“We’re ready to go now - it’s been a while in the making!” said British Skipper Simon Warwick, who together with his wife Amy and children... Click here for more info..

Safety demonstration day for the ARC+ Crews. 03/11/2022

Following a fun night recreating the disco decade at the 1970’s Costume Party last night, attention turned today for ARC+ participants to... Click here for more info..

Things are hotting up in Las Palmas for the ARC+ crews. 02/11/2022

The buzz in Las Palmas Marina is building as the countdown to the ARC+ start continues and some 400 sailors are set to wave goodbye to the... Click here for more info..

Kids Club Starts. 30/10/2022

Children from boats across the fleet met for fun and games yesterday afternoon with the start of Kids Club run by Federacion Insular de Vela... Click here for more info..

ARC Forest Continues Growing. 28/10/2022

There was a great turnout for the Forest Tree planting excursion this morning with thirty four people from ARC+  joining the trip to... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2022 Programme Underway in Las Palmas. 27/10/2022

The wait is over for those who have already arrived in Las Palmas as the ARC+ office and information centre opened on Wednesday 26th... Click here for more info..

One month to go till the first wave's away. 06/10/2022

With one month to go to the start of World Cruising Club’s Atlantic Crossing season comprising of the ARC+, ARC and ARC January rallies,... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2023 - Entries Now Open!. 06/09/2022

ARC+ takes sailors across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Grenada via the Cape Verde archipelago. Originally launched in response to... Click here for more info..