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Volvo Spectators Race

Volvo Spectators RaceThe Volvo Ocean Race is held about every three years in the USA, and in May 2018 it will be right here in our backyard, Newport Rhode Island. Step aboard the Schooner Adirondack II or Sloop Eleanor for a spectating cruise and watch these stunning yachts cut through the water and sail Newport! Sail through Narragansett Bay and get a up close and personal view of the race. Newport Rhode Island is known as the sailing capital of the USA, and what better place to hold the races than right here. This City by the Sea is a historic location and there are many things to do and learn, but the thing that you will remember most is sailing on a classic sailboat while taking in the Volvo Ocean Race!


Start of Volvo Race to Wales on Adirondack II

In May of 2018, the fleet of 7 boats will arrive in Newport after completing more than 33,000 miles of racing around the world since the start in Alicante, Spain last October. Rhode Island will host the only stop in North America and the unique opportunity to watch the inshore racing and leg start.
Join us for this epic event and join us on the Adirondack II! She offers front row seats to watch the spectacular fleet of high-performance Volvo Ocean 65 racing yachts dial up and race on a course located off of Fort Adams State Park.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $135

Volvo In Port Race on Adirondack II

Start your engines! Step aboard the Schooner Adirondack II to view this legendary race. The Volvo Ocean Race is the most challenging sailboat race in the world, requiring from athletes extreme levels of courage, strength, endurance and expertise. The teams will face severe weather, unfathomable human challenges and mountainous ocean conditions during the ten-month race.  Get an up close and personal view of this epic event aboard the Schooner Adirondack II!

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $135

Start of Volvo Race to Wales on Eleanor

The Volvo Ocean Race is the most challenging sailboat race in the world and Rhode Island will host the only stop in North America! Join us for this unique opportunity to watch the inshore racing and leg start.  Get up front seats with your friends and family to be a part of this epic event. 

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Eleanor   Cost: Adult $135

Volvo In Port Race on Eleanor

Soak in the sun this Saturday afternoon from the decks of sloop Eleanor. The Eleanor offers an intimate experience with only taking 24 guests out to view this epic event.  Grab front row seats to watch the spectacular fleet of high-performance Volvo Ocean 65 racing yachts dial up and race on a course located off of Fort Adams State Park.  

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Eleanor   Cost: Adult $135