Tag Archives: Atlantic Rally for Cruisers

2016 Fall Rally Round-Up

North Atlantic Rally for Cruisers 2015. Photo: David H. Lyman

Cruising rallies are one of the most popular ways for sailors to transit from northern climes to the Caribbean in the fall. Today, there are several rallies to choose from, each with its own personality. Capacity Entries for 31st Atlantic …

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Ho, Ho, Holiday Activities – Nautical-Style!

St. Croix Lighted Boat Parade. Photo: Ellen Sanpere

Celebrate the holidays nautical-style in a number of fun filled festivities. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from the Bahamas to the Caribbean: Lighted Boat Parades Nearly 50 festively decorated power yachts launch from Puerto Rico’s Club Nautico de San …

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The Oracle Says Rally Around the Shearlegs

Never mind a crane, pass the block and tackle

The rallies are coming! Yes, it’s the time of year when fleets of boats from Europe and the US descend on the Caribbean. The ARC, the Caribbean 1500, the Salty Dawg and the new Christmas Caribbean Rally are all heading …

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NEWS: New Transatlantic Rally Launched

New Transatlantic Rally Launched A new Transatlantic rally between the Canaries and the Caribbean has been launched by Sailing Rallies Ltd. The Christmas Caribbean Rally will leave Marina Rubicón, Lanzarote, on December 16th 2013. Participants will sail 2850 miles to …

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Sights of St Lucia: A Guide

Sights of St Lucia   The first thing you notice about Saint Lucia is its magnificent, rugged green landscape. It’s an emerald jewel jutting into the sky, surrounded by deep, sapphire-blue seas. Two of these emerald jewels at the southern …

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2012 Atlantic Rally For Cruisers

The world’s largest annual trans-ocean sailing event is expected to be even bigger this year. Over 234 boats will take their start November 25th from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en route to Rodney Bay Marina in St. Lucia, on …

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Editor’s Desk: Sailing Yachts and Mooring Balls

In December 2011, I had my first up-close-and-personal look at a Gunboat catamaran. Phaedo, sixty-six feet of bright orange catamaran – who finished third across the finish line in last year’s Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) – had just pulled …

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Support Vanishing Sail on Kickstarter

Vanishing Sail Antigua – Sailing enthusiasts interested in supporting the arts are now able to make the transition from interested observer to active patron with just a click of the mouse. Independent film maker, Alexis Andrews, is in the final …

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St Lucia Welcomes the 25th ARC

Increased local participation showed that St. Lucia recognizes the value the ARC brings to the island and participants were delighted to help celebrate its 25th birthday.

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