With the arrival of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet in Newport likely to be Thursday (May 7), onboard thoughts are turning toward the occasion. Here are a couple:
Nick Dana (USA), Team Alvimedica:
Racing home. Not a very common feeling when sailing into Newport. Many races start in Newport, but not a lot have a finish line there. When I think about it now, I have maybe finished one or two offshore races in Newport ever. So when asked about what a hometown finish will feel like – I’m not too sure really. Not to mention the fact that it is the finish to a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Something I have dreamed of sailing in since watching Team Tyco training …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Coming to Newport: Excitement and Anxiety, Editor
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