Volvo Ocean Race Has Arrived in Newport

Published by MM Editor on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 - 2:39PM


Newport Welcomes The Volvo Ocean Race! 

Photo's by Rebecca Whitelatch

The thick fog that blanketed Newport's Harbor didn't put a damper on the excited fans ready to cheer on all the Volvo Ocean Race Team arrivals. Newport's Mayor Harry Winthrop was on hand to welcome the teams with Newport's symbolic pineapple.

Newports Mayor Harry Winthrop greeting Team AkzoNobel with a symbolic pineapple.
Team AkzoNobel
Simeon Tienpont skipper of Team AkzoNobel with crew and our future Ocean Stewards
AkzoNobel-Time to celebrate!
AkzoNobel shrouded in fog upon their arrival in to Newport, RI.
Team- Turn the Tide on Plastic
Wardley-Turn the Tide on Plastic
Andy Green, Official Commentator of the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race
Mapfre, Brunel, AkzoNoble, Dongfeng, Vestas, Turn the Tide on Plastic
USCG Eagle

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