Photo: Dan Nerney/Sail Newport
Good Morning, it's Saturday, May 16th 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 Saturday. 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.
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. The Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Newport, a short, action packed race, is schedule for 2 p.m. today.
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.
Family Friendly Activities on Parade Field - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Another Day At The Office - 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., & 6 p.m
Youth Hockey Demonstration with Zdeno Chara - 11:15 a.m.
Moth Exhibition - 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
In-Port Race Dock Out Show - 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Pro-Am Race 2 - 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Kung Fu Show - 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., & 6 p.m.
In-Port Race - 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
In-Port Race Prize Giving - 60 minutes after conclusion of race
Try Sailing – 4 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Dock Party with Comanchero - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Volvo Ocean Race Waterfire Providence - 8:19 p.m.