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Volvo Ocean Race returning to Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP/WPRI) — Offshore sailing’s most prestigious event will again make its only North American stopover in Newport, Rhode Island.

Officials from the state and the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race made the announcement Friday. 192 more words


May 2015: Newport Rhode Island

There was a weekly television show on Universal Sports of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race. Bill and I were rabidly addicted to it. It is a 9 month long 39,000 nautical mile race with about 9 or 10 stops at ports of call all over the world. 1,262 more words


Summer Happenings

Last time we updated this blog I said that Matt was going to write about our visit to the Volvo Ocean Race. Well, as it turns out he’s been too busy coming up with my alter ego to write about it. 508 more words


Sports Snippets – Girl Power Edition

Over the past few weeks, women athletes have been in the news. And it’s a great thing. I entered high school a year after the Title IX educational amendment became law. 489 more words


Ed Gorman interviews Charles Caudrelier post-race: “I am proud of what we achieved together”

The following is the script of an interview in Gothenburg for a book OC Sport is producing for its partners on Dongfeng Race Team. Some good insight direct from the skipper, first time in this job in the Volvo Ocean Race, Charles Caudrelier. 1,555 more words

Dongfeng Race Team