Volvo Ocean Race 2018

Hinckley is proud to be the Official Luxury Power Yacht of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. Visit the Race Village at Fort Adams to celebrate sailing, the ocean, and the sailors competing in the Volvo Ocean Race and stop by our tent on site.

The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, sailing’s toughest team challenge and one of the sport’s Big Three events, alongside the Olympics and America’s Cup. The Race Village officially opens on May 8th and will be open daily 11 AM to 7 PM on weekdays and 10 AM to 7 PM on weekends. Entry to the Race Village will be free of charge. At the docks will be seven of the VO65 race boats and a fleet of beautiful Hinckleys.

Dates: Tuesday, May 8th – Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Location: Fort Adams
90 Fort Adams Drive
Newport, RI

Schedule Highlights:
May 8th | Race Village Opening Ceremony at 4:00 PM
May 10th – 11th | Race Boat Arrivals
May 12th | One Ocean Exploration Zone Opening at 11:00 AM
May 16th | M32 Guest Sailing & VO65 Practice Race
May 17th | VO65 Pro-Am Race 3:00 PM
May 19th | VO65 In-Port Race Dock Out Show at 11:30 AM & VO65 In-Port Race at 2:00 PM
May 20th | Leg Restart Dock Out Show at 11:30 AM & Leg Restart (Newport to Cardiff) at 2:00 PM

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