Live Satellite link up planned with Team Alvimedica
PROGRAM: Up-to-the-minute presentation on the Volvo Ocean Race – including insider's view of dramatic Vestas Wind crash and other news. The event includes an opportunity for questions directly to Team Alvimedica through the onboard satellite link-up.
Sail Newport's Brad Read will forecast the unique challenges of the leg currently underway to Sanya, announce a major sponsor and detail what's in store for the Newport Stopover, Over 200 volunteers needed! © Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean RaceRead more
Volvo Ocean Race Newport launches education program
Sail Newport in Newport, RI has launched a national education program with an online learning site connecting the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 with K-12 classrooms. The ‘round the world race, which started in October, will make its only North American stopover in Newport, RI from May 5-17, 2015. The program will link students with the race by offering lesson plans at no cost to participating schools on such topics as geography and culture, marine science, math, sustainability, navigation, sailing, art, ocean
In addition to educational opportunities, visiting students will have a chance to “race” a Volvo Ocean 65. © Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race
conservation, currents and weather. In addition, schools will have the opportunity for a destination field trip to the Newport Stopover.Read more
The only North American stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will be in Newport, RI from May 5-17, 2015. Fort Adams State Park is the site of the Volvo Ocean Race Village, with events organized and hosted by our friends at Sail Newport.
Monday, May 5: Race Village Opens
With free public access, the Race Village will feature dozens of interactive displays, sponsor pavilions, team bases, bars and food vendors.Read more