Newport, RI (May 16, 2015) – After two fantastic weeks, it’s time for the Volvo Ocean Race teams to say farewell to the Newport Stopover as they continue the race with a final sprint across the Atlantic and up the European coast for the grand finale in Gothenburg. Below you will find Sunday’s departure schedule as well as the special onboard guests that will be jumping off the boats at the end of the start laps.
RACE SCHEDULE – (All local times EDT, UTC -4)
Sunday, May 17 – Leg start day
1200 · Departure Ceremony
1223 · National Anthem, city handover and blessing of fleet
1400 · Leg 7 Start to Lisbon – …
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