Exceptional support and service

The Oyster World Rally Technical Support Team have been shore-based in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria over the last month, providing free health checks to the Oyster yachts participating in this year's ARC and ARC+.

A complimentary service to Oyster owners, the team have undertaken rig checks, electrical, systems, sail, hydraulics checks and more, ensuring every Oyster is in full health ahead of their Atlantic crossing. As well as physical checks, the team have also been on hand to offer their wealth of sailing experience and advice to the 25 Oyster yachts that are taking part in the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) and ARC+.

The ARC and ARC+ are two of the most popular events for sailors wishing to cross the Atlantic. 16 Oyster bluewater cruisers will be taking part in this year’s ARC, which departs on 19th of November, with nine Oysters already departed with the ARC+. 

This support will continue for the Oyster World Rally fleet as they set off on their circumnavigation, as the team will also be travelling to our set destinations to offer support and guidance throughout.

Owners of Oyster 56 Asante said, “Oyster Technical Team had six technicians on board Asante all day yesterday, doing a compete health check on every system on board her. From a full rig check including photos, to batteries, electronics, gen set, engine, charging systems, steering and bilge pumps. It's a truly amazing service, and free of charge! The team was so helpful and their knowledge was outstanding. True customer service at a very high level.”

Oyster Services
Thanks so much for this - the team were brilliant and we were not expecting this service, so we are even more delighted. Having real experts spend so much time and say our boat is ok is worth a great deal.
Keith and Laura Bradley - Oyster 46 Fisk
Thanks to the whole team for all their help and advice in Las Palmas, it really sets Oyster apart from the rest!
Joe Sowton - Oyster 54 Ostara
It's a truly amazing service, and free of charge! The team was so helpful and their knowledge was outstanding. True customer service at a very high level.
Ian & Fiona Patience - Oyster 56 Asante


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