Good Morning, it's Friday, May 15th and here's what's happening at the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village today...
The village is scheduled to be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday. The Exploration Zone, a marine interactive exhibit for all ages, is open at the same time. The Race Village and Exploration Zone offer free admission for all visitors.
The boats head back out on the water today for Practice Race Day from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., watch these magnificent racing machines navigate the race course in preparathing for tough in-shore competition.
Racing in the Volvo Ocean 65s is the main attraction today as all of the on-the-water action takes place within yards of the shoreline of Fort Adams State Park. Today features two more Pro-Am Races Friday at 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Enjoy live narration of the on-the-water action.
For those looking for a prime, private and exclusive front-row seat to the action, the Ocean Race Club is for you! Tickets available for purchase at the Ocean Race Club tent on the North Lawn of Fort Adams State Park!
Parking today is $20 and Volvos park for free May 14 - 17, courtesy of Viti Volvo. For other transportation options and information visit the "Transportation" tab on www.volvooceanracenewport.com.
Schedule Of Events:
Race Village open – 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Exploration Zone open – 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Try Sailing – 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Moth Exhibition - 10 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Another Day At Office - 12 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Pro-Am Race 2 - 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Another Day At Office - 1 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Pro- Am Race 3 - 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Moth Exhibition - 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Another Day At Office - 3 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Lobster Boat Race - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dock Party with The Time Taylor Band - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Volvo Excavator Challenge - 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Another Day At Office - 5 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
Another Day At Office - 6 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.