And they're off! ARC Europe 2021 sets sail from St. Maarten. 08/05/2021
The excitement on the docks of IGY Simpson Bay Marina was palpable this morning, not least as today's start of ARC Europe 2021 coincided with special 13th Birthday celebrations for Charlotte on Piano. There was just enough time for cake before the dock lines were tossed and the parade of ARC Europe yachts made their way through the the bridge entrance to the starting area to begin their ocean adventure.For some, today marked an extra special departure day - delayed by 12 months due to the pandemic, but finally off and heading westwards across the Atlantic, bidding a fond farewell to Caribbean shores, and now for the ocean miles and classic bluewater cruising as they are bound for Bermuda, then to the Azores and beyond. It was absolutely perfect day for the start with sunny with blue... Click here for more info..