2012-05-03 / News

Brad Read will discuss Cup at Pennfield School

On Wednesday, May 9, from 7 to 8 p.m., Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read will explain how Newport brought the Cup back and what to expect when the racing comes to Narragansett Bay this summer. Read is the chairman of the state’s America’s Cup Host Committee. Racing will take place from June 23 through July 1. The main hub for the international event is Fort Adams.

The discussion, titled “The America’s Cup World Series: High Octanes Sailing, Live and Up Close,” will be held at the Pennfield School in Portsmouth. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 849-4646.

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