Words can not express my level gratitude for Alex, and Arc Recovery. When my journey in sobriety first began, I was at the end of my rope. Lost, terrified, and seemingly hopeless. I never expected the astonishing life transformation I would experience in such a short time, and it all began at Arc! I was surrounded by new friends, a supportive staff, and it wasn’t long before I began to enjoy life once again. Alex is an amazing Captain and the sailing is spectacular! Not only has my life completely changed, I’ve made friends that will last a life time.

Josh W. – Newport Beach Ca

Josh W. -Newport Beach

First time sailing, what a spiritual experience. Thanks Alex!


First time on a sailboat! Great experience I recommend to all my friends!


Who knew you could have so much fun in sobriety, love going out with Alex, never fails to bring my spirits up! Extremely blessed & grateful.


ARC is a beautiful sober living! They are heavily involved unworthy their residents and providing the support they need in early recovery. Alex is a professional sailor as well. He has taken my sober living girls out a few times and they love every minute of it. I feel comfortable when referring to Alex and ARC Recovery. I know whoever I send will be safe and receive excellent care.


Life is all a preparation for something better to come. God has a plan for your life and it will work out, if you try to do His will. God has things planned for you, far beyond what you can imagine now. But you must prepare yourself so that you will be ready for the better things to come. Now is the time for discipline and prayer. The time of expression will come later. Life can be flooded through and through with joy and gladness. So prepare yourself for those better things to come. ‚Ä®Arc recovery has supplied me with the necessary tools to live a happy healthy life! The staff, Alex, Dimetrious, and Turtle are three of the most solid guys I could ever ask for to help me on this journey of recovery. With guidance and accountability to working a solid program at the forefront of what we do at the Arc, we also remember to have fun in sobriety! The house’s go out to eat, to the beach, hot tub, and weekend sailing trips with Alex just to mention a few.. This has truly been a life changing experience and I am forever grateful!


Going out on the boat when it’s sunny was such a treat! Great way to spend a Saturday with old friends! Thank you Alex!


I recently spent Saturday out on the sailboat with Captain Alex! This wasn’t my first time with him and hopefully won’t be the last! Captain Alex is a very knowledgeable sailor and he takes the time to explain what he’s doing out there! All around great experience! Highly recommended!!!! Thanks again Alex!

ARC Recovery Resident

Incredible sober environment with super solid people in recovery! Great place to start building a foundation for your new life as a productive member of society! We support and encourage every member of ARC Recovery. We BELIEVE IN YOU!!!!


Alex has created an oasis of change when he decided to share the powerful lessons he has learned and now lives through ARC RECOVERY! ARC is a superb example of finding healthy balance in recovery where I have looked time and again for guidance and encouragement! ARC is a place but even more so, a state-of-mind embodied in the framework of the very comfortable and safe sober living homes combined with sober sailing adventures where “teamwork makes the dream work” harnessing the ever present winds of change and forces of good to forge a new and lasting way of life. Alex and my time with ARC has and continues to be one of the most inspirational influences in my life and I’m beyond grateful for he and his professional and compassionate staff and fellow former ARC’ers being there for me to lean on for support while showing me that true freedom from drugs and alcohol can be both extremely fun and compellingly fulfilling! I truly hope someday i am able to have such profoundly positive affect on so many people as he does through ARC! Sailing with Alex is pure joy especially when you combine all the laughter plus the novel peace and freedom of being on the ocean. In addition to the daily mentoring and also thru sailing I have witnessed firsthand ARC’s subtle yet direct custom tailored approach with each individual to help them in overcoming the very different challenges presented in the early stages of embracing an incredibly satisfying new way of living! If anyone has any questions whatsoever about Alex, ARC or the genuineness of my endorsement, please call me direct anytime at 970.274.0100! Thanks and I hope my relating the difference Alex and ARC has made in my life will help you make the decision to sail in the sunlight of life! With Sincere Gratitude.

Owen M. Garrity