ARC Las Palmas the transatlantic sailing event

The ARC atlantic rally of cruisers is an annual transatlantic sailing event for cruiser yachts since 1986. The ARC starts at the end of november in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and ends before christmas in Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. The duration of the rout takes between 14 and 21 days and covers about 2700 nautic miles. The ARC is the worlds largest transatlantic sailing event with annually more than 200 participating boats of many different shapes and sizes.