The Ocean Race fleet is expected to arrive in Newport on or around May 10-12, 2023, following an approximately 17-day trek from Itajai, Brazil.

Before reaching the shores of the United States, the sailors will have completed 28,650 nautical miles, which is approximately 89% of the global race, which began on January 15, 2023.

The Ocean Race Newport Stopover is scheduled to take place from May 13 -21, 2023 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport.

Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport, joined What’sUpNewp on Tuesday, January 31 to chat about the upcoming The Ocean Race Newport Stopover.

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You can watch or listen to our conversation below.

Listen to “WUN-ON-ONE_ A conversation with Brad Read, Sail Newport and The Ocean Race Newport Stopover” on Spreaker.