NEWPORT CELEBRATES OCEAN RACE WEEK
Join us at the North Sails store during the only North American stopover
The Ocean Race is visiting Newport, Rhode Island May 13-21, 2023, and we invite you to join the North Sails team during the only North American stopover. North Sails, an official supplier to the race, is thrilled to welcome the five teams and numerous fans to town. We've prepared an entire week of festivities at the North Sails store on Bannisters Wharf, featuring a packed schedule of events and special guests such as Holcim PRB skipper Kevin Escoffier, Nigel Musto, Director of North Sails Performance Gear, and Ken Read, President of North Sails & Volvo Ocean Race Veteran, among others. You can participate in one activity or all of them, and we guarantee it will be a week worth remembering! All events are free and family-friendly, so bring your entire crew. To kick off the festivities, we will select one fortunate winner to receive a North Inflatable SUP. Enter today! Wednesday, May 17 @ 6PM: Protecting the Right Whale & How We Can Help with Kathleen Collins, Campaign Manager, Marine at IFAW & 11TH Hour Racing - Drinks served Thursday, May 18 @ 6PM: Meet the Maker with Nigel Musto, Director of North Sails Performance Gear - Drinks & Light Snacks served Friday, May 19 @ 6PM: An Evening with Kevin Escoffier, Skipper of Holcim PRB & North Sails Brand Ambassador - Drinks & Light Snacks served Saturday, May 20 @ 11AM
: In-Port Race Day Celebration with Ken Read, President of North Sails & Volvo Ocean Race Veteran - Springline Coffee & Pastries provided Sunday, May 21 @ 1:30PM
: In-Store Viewing Openhouse for Leg 5 Start - Drinks & Big screen live feed of In-Port Race *Schedule subject to change.