June 8, 2015

The Volvo Ocean Race

The world’s longest professional sporting event and leading off-shore sailing race is now in its last three weeks of competition.

The Volvo Ocean Race, a yacht race around the world, began in Alicante, Spain, on October 4, 2014. It is scheduled to conclude on June 27th in Gothenburg, Sweden. During its nine month course, the race makes several city stopovers. The North American break was taken in Newport, Rhode Island last month. While there, the race conducted a series of in-port yacht competitions, and my property director, Mike Fiore, an avid sailor, was invited to join the crew on one of the racing vessels. He had a spectacular time and thought you would enjoy his photos...