VOR Newport Race Village Schedule

The fun continues at the Newport Race Village! Check out the schedule below for more information! May 17, Thursday * Parking Fees Apply Parking Information Race Village Open 10:00 a.m 7:00 p.m Try Sailing! 11:00 a.m 5:00 p.m  VO65 Pro-Am Race 2:00 p.m.  Volvo Ocean Race Newport Heineken Series at Dockside and Riptide 7:00 p.m Closing Waites Wharf May 18, Friday …

VOR Update: Mark Towill’s Account of Vesta’s Wind Collision

The following is Mark Towill’s account of the fatal collision on the Hong Kong approach. Mark is the skipper of Vestas 11th Hour Racing on Leg 4 of the VOR. We were about 30 nautical miles from the finish, and I was at the navigation station monitoring the radar and AIS (Automatic Identification System), and communicating with the crew on-deck …