Atlantic Rally for Cruisers – Set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the Caribbean
Every November since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has set sail from Las Palmas, bound westward across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Bringing together yachts from all over the world, the fleet gather in Las Palmas Marina in the heart of the city.
Sailing via the Cape Verdes:
ARC+ will depart Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November, sailing to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before the restart to Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia on 21 November. A maximum of 75 yachts sail with the ARC+ route.
ARC+ St. Vincent will depart from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November after sharing a pre-departure programme with the ARC+ fleet. They sail to to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before crossing the Atlantic bound for Blue Lagoon Marina, St. Vincent restarting on 21 November 2019
Sailing directly to Saint Lucia: THE MAIN FLEET
The ARC fleet of approximately 200 boats will start their Atlantic adventure on Sunday 24 November sailing directly to Saint Lucia, spending 18-21 days at sea on the classic trade wind route. The ARC offers a two week pre-departure programme, fun competition for cruising sailors, or competitive racing, and a spectacular welcome in Rodney Bay.
more information available at worldcruising.com
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host a prestigious World Championship Tour Stand Up Surfing event from the 10th – 19th December, with a nine day holding period allowing athletes to capitalize on the best surf through the holding period. With Open Trials competition to decide the final 4 spots in the Main Event, followed by the spectacular Surf competition from the World’s Best.
The Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Race is also the last stop of the Canary Championship.
Also in Las Palmas :
Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Race inflatable World Games
SUP infl World Games 14/12 & 15/12 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – Las Canteras- sport zone
Beach race on Saturday 14th of December
Long distance race on sunday 15th of December