Coop's Corner

Full-On in Newport: The VOR Comes to Town

By Joe Cooper

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For 12 days from May 5 to the start of the transtlantic leg to Lisbon on May 17, the Race Village will be open at Fort Adams. To the majority of sailors/spectators, the VOR is a sailboat race, albeit a grueling circumnavigation, often at hair-on-fire speeds. But behind the scenes, the VOR is big money in action.

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