Dispatches from the Atlantic: It's Almost Time to Cross the Atlantic

Transatlantic, baby!

The ARC race kicks off with an opening parade and ceremonies. Credit: Jeremy Watt

Transatlantic, baby!

Downtown Las Palmas lit up at night. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The boats in the largest class are tied stern-to to the sea wall. Credit: Jeremy Watt

Transatlantic, baby!

The mall at Las Palmas, at the left, and the Museo de Sciencia, bottom right corner, are two of the many tourist attractions in down town Las Palmas. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The route of the ARC Gran Canaria to St Lucia, and ARC Europe.

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Jerry The Rigger is perhaps the most popular man in Las Palmas when the ARC rolls into town. Credit: Jeremy Watt