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World ARC 2014 reaches Australia

'World ARC in Mackay'    World ARC -

World ARC 2014 reaches Australia. The World ARC Welcome Party and Prize giving event was held last night at the prestigious Clarion Hotel in the Mackay Marina Village, supported by Mackay Marina and Mackay Tourism. Crews gathered for welcome drinks in the poolside bar, before Event Manager Paul Tetlow introduced and thanked those individuals and local organisations which support the programme World ARC in Mackay.

The results (at bottom of page) from Leg 7 Vanuatu to Mackay, special mention goes to Kathea for taking the line honours, Andromeda V for placing first in Cruising Division Class A, as well as first place overall, and Ghost for placing first in Cruising Division Class B.

Certificates are also being awarded to those participants who have been with the World ARC since Panama in recognition of crossing of the entire Pacific Ocean with the World ARC. It was a fun awards ceremony with each boat receiving a mention and a bottle of wine.

After the awards, crews sat down to a lovely and typically Aussie Sunday evening meal with barbequed meats, local vegetables and salads. The bar also stayed open late as the Rally said their last farewells to the crews of Kathea, Dinghy, II Audeacious and Seaduced.

The crew from Folie a Deux -  World ARC_-  

Silvano and Vittorio on Festina Lente -  World ARC_-  

Cathy and Charlie on Celebrate -  World ARC_-  

Dinner at the Clarion Hotel -  World ARC_-  

Dinner at the Clarion -  World ARC_-  

Sandra and Tom on Sweet Pearl -  World ARC_-  

1st Class A - The crew from Andromeda -  World ARC_-  

1st Class B - The crew from Ghost -  World ARC_-  

2nd Class B - The crew from American Spirit -  World ARC_-  

3rd Class B - The crew from Adela -  World ARC_-  

The crew from Nexus -  World ARC_-  


World Cruising website

Results Leg 7



by World Cruising Club


  

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