04-Sep-2014

Newport International Boat Show to Feature Volvo Ocean Race Pep Rally

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GET READY! VOLVO OCEAN RACE PEP RALLY AT NIBS! Sailing Fans, Sports Enthusiasts, et al. - Join us at NIBS to support and promote the World's Greatest Offshore Sailing Event, the Volvo Ocean Race - Newport Stopover! Saturday, September 13th, 4:00 PM at Sunset Terrace Tent Excitement is overflowing due to the Volvo Ocean Race selection of Newport, RI as the North American stopover city in May, 2015! Tens of thousands of people from all over the world are expected during the 2 week festival. Many exciting activities are in the works for everyone to enjoy; meet the sailors, watch inshore racing, visit the Main Village at Fort Adams State Park, attend a special concert at the Newport Yachting Center, and more! This is just a sample of what will surely be an amazing visitor experience. Boat show tickets can be purchased at the Newport Yachting Center or at Their Website. Arrive at the ticket desk on Saturday after 3:45 to receive free entrance for the VOR Pep Rally. Sail Newport will have a Volvo Ocean Race booth at the show and volunteers are still needed. email bianca@sailnewport.org