ARC+ Saint Vincent - first arrivals at Blue Lagoon Marina. 04/12/2019
After a few days of diving and mooring laying The Blue Lagoon Marina and Hotel was finally ready to receive the first ARC+ St. Vincent 2019 yacht.The VHF crackled into life at 0400 hrs informing rally control that Zarya was due to cross the finish line shortly. At 0448 local time the transit line between St Vincent and Bequia was crossed giving Zarya line honours in the second ARC+ St Vincent Rally. They have travelled 2124.8 nautical miles since leaving Mindelo in Cape Verde on November 21st. The conditions were traditional trade winds all the way with the occasional squall in the last few days, with 10-15 knots of wind from the east north east at the finish. As Zarya has a draft greater than 2 meters they had to anchor in the bay outside the entrance until the local pilot could get on... Click here for more info..