Sail Newport auction offers Volvo race team ride-alongs

Sail Newport is auctioning jump-seat and crew spots during the Pro-Am and In-Port races with a Volvo Ocean Race team in Newport, R.I.
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January 3, 2015. The Start of Leg 3; Team Alvimedica

Sail Newport is auctioning jump-seat and crew spots during the Pro-Am and In-Port races with a Volvo Ocean Race team in Newport, R.I., to benefit the group’s public access sailing programs.

The Jump Seat package is with Team Alvimedica, and it includes:

Ÿ• Dock out with the team and sail the in-shore loop before trans-Atlantic crossing (May 17)

ŸŸ• Jump off the stern of home team Alvimedica in full dry suit and life jacket in front of Fort Adams State Park

ŸŸ• Receive a professional photo of your jump

ŸŸ• Two tickets to VIP Ocean Race Club for before and after your jump (includes lunch and post-jump cocktails)

ŸŸ• Two tickets to the prize gala at New York Yacht Club (May 15)

A Crew Pro-Am Race package includes:

ŸŸ• Two guests sail on board during race on May 15

ŸŸ• Two spectator boat tickets for friends to watch your adventure (leaves from Fort Adams and includes lunch)

ŸŸ• Two tickets to the prize gala at the New York Yacht Club (May 15)

A Crew Pro-Am riot package includes:

ŸŸ• To Benefit RIOT (Rhode Island Opti Team)

ŸŸ• One sailor onboard during race on May 15

ŸŸ• Four spectator boat tickets for the In-Port Race on May 16 (leaves from Fort Adams and includes lunch)

A Crew In-Port package includes:

ŸŸ• One sailor onboard during race on May 16

ŸŸ• Two spectator boat tickets for May 17 for the start of the leg as the fleet leaves for Lisbon (includes lunch)

ŸŸ• Two tickets to the prize gala at the New York Yacht Club (May 15)

Click here to learn additional packages and find out how to bid.

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