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Authored by Kerri Fitzgerald
February 23, 2018


Round trip from Providence, RI

May 16 - 21, 2018

What is Volvo Ocean Race? 

Described as the 'longest and toughest' professional sporting event in the world. Volvo Ocean Race is a 24/7 competitive, ocean marathon that pits the best sailors from around the world against each other through he planet's roughest waters. Racers will make ONE stop in Northeastern United States in Newport, RI.

What is Blount's VIP Experience cruise?

This exclusive experience revolves around a highly coveted spectator position for the Volvo Ocean Race. Activities are abundant before, during and after race day! From historic Providence tours to brunch along the Narragansett Bay, you'll have the experience of a lifetime along with the Ocean Racers. This event won't happen for another 4 years. Do you really want to miss it?

May 19, 2018 

Depart from the shipyard to the Race Spectator Position to watch the races up close and personal. We will return to our dock at the Newport Shipyard at the completion of the races. Join an optional sunset cruise aboard a 12 M America's Cup sailing yacht. 

May 20, 2018

Say Bon Voyage to the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race. The boats will start Leg 9, leaving Newport and heading to Cardiff, United Kingdom. We will depart the shipyard for he Race Spectator Position, where we will have front row views of the start of the leg. At the conclusion of the race, we will sail north for a lighthouse and sunset cruise of Narragansett Bay.

A complimentary water shuttle between the shipyard and Race Village at Fort Adams will be available.

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