The Tourist Board of Gran Canaria, the Town Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Port Authority of Las Palmas have opened today, Tuesday 4th November, at the City Marina, the tourist information office to attend the crews of the 242 boats participating in the 29th edition of the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers), the world’s biggest transoceanic regatta, organised by World Cruising Club, and also the ones participating in the 2nd ARC +.
The Tourist Information Point is already installed at the City Marina of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, right in front of the ARC HeadQuarter’s plattform, and will remain open until Sunday the 23rd of November, from Monday to Friday, from 9am and 2pm and from 3pm to 6pm; and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 2pm, to offer the participating crews of this internationally renowned event any kind of information of the islands and its capital city (guides, maps, timetables, guided visits, cultural schedule, etc.)
The 29th edition of the ARC and the 2nd edition of the ARC+ have around 242 participating boats of 35 countries and they will remain berthed at the City Marina of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to set sail next Sunday the 23rd en route to the caribbean island of Saint Lucia, a 2700 nautial mile oceanic crossing that has become a reference in the world sailing circuit. Next Sunday the 9th of November, the participant boats of the ARC+ will set sail with a stop at Cape Verdes.
For this edition, the Tourist Board of Gran Canaria, along with the Town Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Port Authority of Las Palmas have organised a schedule of activities for all, crews and locals who wish to share these days at the City Marina of the Grancanarian Capital to enjoy this event.