Please select your home edition
Edition
Noble Marine 2022 SW - LEADERBOARD

ARC Portugal: Start in Spain, arrive in Portugal

by World Cruising Club 1 Jul 14:39 UTC

Leaving Baiona with on 3 or 4 knots of breeze, the fleet headed off south to their first stop in Portugal, Povoa de Varzim.

The 50nm journey did provide some sailing and the fleet started arriving late afternoon. A big thank you goes to the marina staff who’s help to berth the fleet was invaluable as the frequency of arrivals increased. Despite their slow start in Baiona, the whole fleet made it into the marina in time for the prize giving dinner held in the Yacht Club restaurant Anastacia, within the marina complex.

The club’s President Paulo Neves welcomed the fleet and was then on hand to present the prizes for leg 2.

First in Class A were Paul and Dee Wade on their Hallberg Rassy 48 Blonde Moment and in Class B the winners were Nick Flower and his crew on Kite Runner the Oyster 45.

Related Articles

ARC 2022 first celebrations in Saint Lucia
Reaching the shores of Saint Lucia in just 11 days, it was the Marsaudon ORC 50 Malolo Reaching the shores of Saint Lucia in just 11 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes & 26 seconds it was the Marsaudon ORC 50 Malolo and her crew of 6 experienced sailors who were the first to cross the ARC 2022 finish line under the cover of darkness on 1 December. Posted on 4 Dec
ARC+: Friends reunited
Seventy boats have now finished their ARC+ Atlantic crossing Seventy boats have now finished their ARC+ Atlantic crossing from Cape Verde to Grenada, including two more family boats: Anni and Emilie VII; both from Norway. Posted on 3 Dec
Welcome to Saint Lucia ARC 2022
It has been a true ocean sleigh ride November has seen some near-perfect trade wind conditions across the mid-Atlantic for the 37th edition of the ARC which has meant a fast crossing for the fleet of 2022. Posted on 2 Dec
Dockside welcome as boats stream into Grenada
Fourteen ARC+ boats have now arrived Fourteen boats have now arrived in Grenada after their 2,200nm crossing from Mindelo, Cape Verde. Posted on 1 Dec
Life on the ocean waves for the crews of ARC 2022
The first week at sea has delivered plenty of special moments Following the emotional departure of the ARC fleet from Las Palmas Marina over a week ago to a cacophony of music, horns and farewell cheers, the crews of ARC 2022 have been embracing the sounds of the ocean as they munch down the miles to Rodney Bay Posted on 29 Nov
ARC+: Final destination
The Spice Island of the Caribbean, Grenada The ARC+ fleet is in the second half of their transatlantic adventure, having left Mindelo in the Cape Verde islands just less than 10 days ago. Posted on 28 Nov
ARC+ update: Alika (GBR) Oyster 675
Serious injuries to two crew on board the yacht Early in the morning of Monday 21 November, ARC+ Rally Control was notified of serious injuries to two crew on board the yacht Alika, sailing as part of the rally. Posted on 23 Nov
Classic trades make for a lively start to ARC 2022
An exciting start to the 37th edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers It was an exciting start to the 37th edition of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) today, Sunday 20 November, from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, as a north easterly swell gave the boats a rolling send off. Posted on 20 Nov
ARC 2022 - Skippers focus on start day
A classic trade wind passage for ARC 2022 ARC Weatherman Chris Tibbs has forecast a classic trade wind passage for ARC 2022, but with a lively start, as a lingering cold front 'heats-up' the wind accelerations zones off Gran Canaria. Posted on 19 Nov
ARC 2022 - A hive of activity ahead of start
The clock is ticking and there's a hive of activity around the docks and marina With less than two days to go until start day, the clock is ticking and there's a hive of activity around the docks and marina. Most crew members have arrived now and are familiarising themselves with the boat and helping with final preparations. Posted on 18 Nov
Crewsaver 2021 Safetyline FOOTERNorth Sails 2021 Innovation - FOOTERSelden 2020 - FOOTER