This annual transatlantic rally starting each November in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, has now become the most popular way to cross the Atlantic. The largest transocean sailing event in the world, every year the ARC brings together over 150 yachts from all over the world. The Caribbean destination is Rodney Bay in St.Lucia, one of the most beautiful islands in the Lesser Antilles. The 2700 nautical mile passage on the NE tradewind route takes on average between 12 and 24 days.
4 Contest Yachts will participate in the ARC 2006. The Contest 42 "Irie", the 46 "Zulane", the 48CS "Vagu" and the 48CS "Y Not". We wish them all the best and good trip!