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Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica to arrive at Newport Shipyard

'Alvimedica - Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015'    © Rhode Island Marine Trades Association

American skipper Charlie Enright's (Bristol, RI, USA) Team Alvimedica is currently 300 nm from Newport, RI and expected to arrive from their transatlantic training leg in moderate winds early evening Monday before sunset. Their rapid passage started out at a fierce pace averaging 20 knots boat speed after leaving Lisbon, Portugal on May 29.

Sail Newport encourages all boaters to come out and welcome the Team home to the U.S. Stay tuned to facebook/volvooceanracenewport. Local sailors on the boat include Jesse Fielding (North Kingston, RI), Nick Dana (Newport, RI) and veteran Volvo Ocean Race media crew Amory Ross (Newport, RI).

Get the latest via text alerts Sign up for Text Alerts which will continue tonight through the arrival for fans and supporters to meet the team on the water or at the Shipyard. We will also be dockside and encourage visitors to meet us at the Shipyard for a spirited welcome with food and cold Heineken for the team who has been eating freeze-dried casseroles!!

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, May 2015: The race boats are expected to arrive in the U.S. in the first week of May 2015. A 12-day public festival will celebrate the stopover, with the massive race boats on display at Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park.

A shore side sailing village within yards of the boats at dock will be open to the public, free of charge, where visitors will be able to see the international team compounds and the operations of the shore teams in technical and sail loft areas.

In addition, the sailing village will include marine education experiential and interactive exhibits, entertainment, a food festival, the Heineken Beer Garden, car and truck displays and sponsor pavilions.

During the Newport Stopover in May of 2015, all of the boats will also participate in training, pro-am and in-shore racing within yards of the shoreline for optimal spectator viewing during the festival at Fort Adams State Park. Expert commentary will also provide an entertaining spectator opportunity for families who visit the race village.

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: The Race will start in October 2014 from Alicante, Spain on its 38,739-nautical mile route with stopovers in Cape Town (South Africa), Abu Dhabi (UAE), Sanya (China), Auckland (New Zealand), Itajai (Brazil) and then Newport. After an approximate two-week stay in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, the fleet then races from Newport to Lisbon (Portugal) and then Lorient (France). After Lorient, a 24-hour pit stop will be made in the Hague (Netherlands) and then the teams will make their final sprint to the finish line in Gothenburg (Sweden), the Swedish home of Volvo, in July of 2015.

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by Rhode Island Marine Trades Association


  

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