Dispatches from the Atlantic: The Snark is Ready to Set Sail

Transatlantic, baby!

Ben and Dugald make a quick repair to the Genoa. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Andrew Bishop of the World Cruising Club briefs the crowd at the skippers meeting. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

With 209 boats taking place in the voyage, the skippers' meeting was standing room only. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The Snark immortalized on the sea wall in Las Palmas, where hundreds of yachts have left their mark. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The boat tied against the sea wall that's referred to as "Millionaire's Row" at the marina in Las Palmas. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

The Wally 80...so sexy. Credit: Christopher White

Transatlantic, baby!

Ben and Dugald have a chuckle while shopping at the local mercado for our fruits and vegetables. Credit: Christopher White