Saint Lucia has been the host destination for the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) for more than 30 years. This annual transatlantic sailing competition for racer and cruiser yachts started in 1986. The ARC commences November 23rd in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and ends at the IGY Marina, Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia in early December, a 2700NM journey. The ARC is the largest transoceanic sailing event in the world and regularly attracts over 200 yachts. A host of activities and cultural events are planned for the visiting yachtsmen taking place in the IGY Marina and in the town of Gros Islet.
Click here to learn more about the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC).
Photo credit: Stlucia.org