by Joe Berkeley, Newport This Week
With the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to complete their leg from Brazil to Newport, USA this week, creating a world-class welcome has required the work of a world-class shore team. Brad Read, the executive director of Sail Newport, is also the director of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover.
This is a welcome that has been more than two years in the making. Read has been focused on a million little details, and as a former College Sailor of the Year and J24 World Champion, he has used everything he learned on the water to prepare this event on land.
He said, “This stopover represents two years of work, with the bid process for …
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