13 months later and back to South America . 20/02/2017
After 13 months sailing across the Pacific, Indian and South Atlantic Ocean the World ARC 2016-17 fleet of 16 boats are back in South America, at Salvador da Bahia in Brazil. Sailing around 3660 NM from Cape Town on the longest leg of their circumnavigation, the fleet broke the journey in St-Helena for a 72 hour stopover before reaching Bahia Marina. The boats experienced a very nice, quiet and easy passage despite very light winds from St Helena to Salvador. Most sailed all the way using their parasailor, wing to wing sailing with main sail up, genoa out and gennaker on the other side days and nights for 4 days in a row! After 13 days at sea since St Helena the Hallberg Rassy 46, Trillium was the 1st boat to make landfall at Bahia Marina followed by Mearra Nieida and... Click here for more info..