Pipeline Across the Ocean. 03/12/2022
At the end of WWII, the Allies set-up PLUTO a ‘Pipeline Under the Ocean’ to supply fuel to their armies in France. In 2022 we have witnessed our own virtual ARC Pipeline Across the Ocean as a stream of ARC boats have formed a pipeline to refuel the yacht Take Off after the Grand Soleil 54 was dismasted five days ago, some 1400NM out from Saint Lucia.The crews of fellow ARC yachts have shown amazing spirit rallying around the Wennberg family crew on Take Off with 21 different yachts offering fuel. Without their mast, and with only a small jury-rig set up using their stormsail and a spinnaker pole, Take Off is relying on their engine to get the crew safely to the Caribbean.Aphrodite 2 was the first yacht to rendezvous on Sunday night, and as well as putting a doctor onboard to examine an... Click here for more info..