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Sail Newport will host a viewing event in Newport with live coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race start in Alicante, Spain on Sunday, October 22 at 7:30 a.m.
The event will take place at Sail Newport’s new headquarters in Ft Adams State Park. Seven teams will participate in the 2017-2018 edition racing 45,000 nautical miles around the world, across four oceans, touching six continents and 12 landmark Host Cities including Newport, RI, the site of the race’s only North American stopover.