Dispatches from the Atlantic: One Day Down, One More to Go

Transatlantic, baby!

The marina at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria filled with hundreds of boats, most of which are here for the ARC. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The Snark, at her berth in Las Palmas, is one sweet ride. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Thanks to roomy stowage space, we put our second week of rations away and had plenty of room left over. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Dugald Moore, left, and skipper Ben Little, right, add some tension to the rig. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Ben heads up the mast, while Dugald and I stand ready at the winches. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Where the hell is that spinnaker halyard? Credit: Christopher White