Sail Newport Spring Bash to be held

May 12 at Volvo Ocean Race Village

Sail Newport's annual spring party will be held in the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Fort Adams State Park on Saturday, May 12 from 8 p.m. until Midnight.


This is a fundraiser for Sail Newport's public access sailing programs for 2018. The spirited celebration will award prizes for best costume categories with the Stars & Stripes theme.


~ Dance to music by "Sugarbabies" ~ voted the "#1 New England Band." Enjoy Heineken, Mount Gay and Whispering Angel wines featured for the event.


~ Discounts for Sail Newport members and for purchases of a "Boatload" of ten tickets


~ Bid on unique silent and live auction items and experiences


~ This will sell out - buy tickets asap if you would like to go as we have a limit on capacity.


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The only North American Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race will be hosted by Sail Newport, Rhode Island's Public Sailing Center, the State of Rhode Island, the R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM), Commerce RI and Discover Newport, May 8-20, 2018. The 13-day stopover celebration and festival will be open to the public for free and will include a Race Village with entertainment, the educational One Ocean Exploration Zone, presented by 11th Hour Racing, team compounds, sponsor pavilions, a theater, children’s activities, and a food court. On-the-water activities and sailing events are scheduled for each day such as free “Try Sailing!” for all ages, M32 and other sailboat racing, up-close viewing of the race boats at dock and racing during the Pro-Am Race, the In-Port Race, and the boat parade and Leg Start to Cardiff, Wales (May 20, 2018). All sailing will take place within close viewing range of the Race Village.







Sail Newport

Rhode Island's Public Sailing Center


72 Fort Adams Drive

Newport, RI 02840

 Tel. Main Office: 401.846.1983