North American Rally to the Caribbean: The 18th edition of the NARC, which is run by Offshore Passage Opportunities, is currently en route from Newport, Rhode Island, to Bermuda. From there, the small fleet will sail to the Caribbean (typically St. Maarten is the destination, but this year, some boats may elect to visit other islands). Rally organizer Hank Schmitt will be sailing aboard his Swan 48, Avocation, to St. Maarten and then on to Dominica to assist in rebuilding efforts. To date OPO has raised nearly $15,000 in Caribbean relief aid. For more information on OPO, the NARC and ways to get involved in helping out with rebuilding projects in St. Maarten and Dominica, visit sailopo.com.