We spoke to several Atlantic Rally for Cruisers skippers and their families to find out what it's really like to sail nearly 3000 miles between Europe and the Caribbean.
Here are the highlights from their photo albums of their transatlantic voyage.
Yacht: Shenaningan – Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 42i
Skipper: Michaela Parker
Previously sailed in ARC 2013 & ARC Europe 2014.
Next: Three friends complete the trip in a 30ft yellow-hulled yacht called Thalassa