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ARC arrivals roll in to town. 10/12/2017

Three weeks to the day since the ARC fleet slipped their lines in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and a steel drum serenade is continually echoing around the docks of IGY Rodney Bay Marina. The initial trickle of arrivals has now become a constant stream, with the berths, bars, restaurants and marine services steadily filling up as ARC yachts flow in. Friends are reunited, families greet their loved ones, and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority are keeping the arriving crews in fine fare with a welcome rum punch on the dock and a basket of goodies for them to enjoy.The ARC 2017 fleet has had a particularly challenging year to reach the Caribbean, with the crossing taking longer than anticipated for many yachts. Arriving in Rodney Bay feels like an extra special achievement as crews have seen ‘a... Click here for more info..

Special celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2017. 07/12/2017

As the sun set in Saint Lucia on Wednesday 6th December, crews of ARC+ 2017 came togetherto mark the end of a wonderful ocean adventure with... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia welcomes the first ARC arrival – Guyader Gastronomie. 04/12/2017

On Sunday 3 December Saint Lucia joyously welcomed the first arrival of the 2017 ARC fleet, TS42 Guyader Gastronomie after a 2900NM passage... Click here for more info..

A Job Well Done! - Caribbean 1500 2017. 29/11/2017

Another Caribbean 1500 has come and gone! Last week concluded the 28th Caribbean 1500 with Zenlatitude arriving to the docks around 8:00AM.... Click here for more info..

Motoring Monday, Tradewind Tuesday and Westward Wednesday . 29/11/2017

Following 10 days of the ARC fleet tracker resembling a bowl of spaghetti, it’s now a little clearer that the Caribbean is firmly in the... Click here for more info..

This years ARC + fleet have been steadily arriving in to Rodney Bay Marina.. 29/11/2017

This years ARC + fleet have been steadily arriving in to Rodney Bay Marina, greeted by both the ARC + Rally Control and the Saint Lucia... Click here for more info..

ARC+ First Arrival in Saint Lucia. 26/11/2017

Today Saint Lucia cheerfully welcomed the first arrival of the ARC+ fleet, Sparkman & Stevens Sloop Altair after a fast... Click here for more info..

Settling in to life at sea. 24/11/2017

Whisked away from Gran CanariaFollowing the mass migration of the ARC fleet from Muelle Deportivo on Sunday, the first five days at sea have... Click here for more info..

ARC+ fleet crossing the Atlantic Ocean. 21/11/2017

After 6 days from the start the ARC+ fleet is making good progress towards St Lucia, and the crews are celebrating and enjoying the Atlantic... Click here for more info..

Into the Atlantic – ARC 2017 Sets Sail from Gran Canaria. 19/11/2017

Under glorious warm sunshine, with a light breeze, a truly special atmosphere swept through the marina in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this... Click here for more info..

Saint Lucia beckons. 18/11/2017

With one day to go, it’s countdown to the start and last night crews let their hair down at the ARC farewell party held at the Real Club... Click here for more info..

Safety First. 16/11/2017

Part of the invaluable support available for participants in the ARC is access to expert advice from the World Cruising Club team with many... Click here for more info..

ARC+ 2017 Farewell to Mindelo. 15/11/2017

   The ARC+ fleet got underway in good conditions earlier today as they set out on Leg 2 of ARC+ from São Vicente in the Cape... Click here for more info..

Food for thought. 14/11/2017

Week two of the popular ARC seminar programme took place at the Hotel Santa Catalina again today and participants were eager to attend a... Click here for more info..

ARC+ fleet completed in Mindelo. 14/11/2017

The ARC+ fleet has been completed with Twenty Twenty’s arrival last night at approximately 1900LT. All 69 boats have now made it to Mindelo... Click here for more info..

Parade of Nations at the ARC Opening Ceremony. 12/11/2017

International celebrations officially opened the 32nd Atlantic Rally for Cruisers today in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Behind the flags of... Click here for more info..

ARC+ Official Welcome by Marina Mindelo . 12/11/2017

Saturday nights ARC+ welcome party hosted by Marina Mindelo was a great success with highlights from the traditional dancers and musicians.... Click here for more info..

ARC+ fleet begin to arrive to Mindelo . 11/11/2017

The first arrivals have made it to Mindelo Marina, completing the first leg of the ARC+ from Las Palmas - S. Vicente. There are now 26 boats... Click here for more info..

Day 5 at sea. 10/11/2017

It's a new dawn, it's a new day and the crews are feeling good!Day 5 at sea and by now those on the leg to the BVIs have shaken off their... Click here for more info..

Altair is the first to be welcomed in Mindelo . 10/11/2017

Altair, a Sparkman & Stevens Sloop from 1996, was the first out of the ARC+ fleet to arrive in Mindelo last evening at 19h 12m... Click here for more info..

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