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End the summer with a splash! 

Join newportFILM, Sail Newport, and 11th HourRacing in welcoming the 11th Hour Racing Team home. Enjoy unseen sailing footage from their latest ocean crossing, stories from the sailors, and a environmental documentary that brings to life the team’s #oceanhour campaign.

11th Hour Racing Team co-founders Charlie Enright (Bristol, RI) and Mark Towill (Honolulu, HI) will be on-site to chat with you about their adventures on a foiling IMOCA 60 and their journey towards the start line of The Ocean Race 2022-23. Additionally, onboard reporter Amory Ross (Newport, RI) promises to inspire fans with up-close action and stunning drone footage from the team’s recent transatlantic.

All attendees will be entered for a chance to win one of the following door prizes:

  • A year of composting with Healthy Soils Healthy Seas and Clean Ocean Access merchandise
  • A learn-to-sail package for two and merchandise from Sail Newport
  • A household membership to and merchandise from newportFILM
  • A signed and framed photo print of 11th Hour Racing Team returning to Newport


3x World Surf Champion turned wildlife conservationist Mick Fanning teams up with leading experts in new documentary SAVE THIS SHARK.

Mick Fanning is on a new mission to explore shark conservation. The 3x world surfing champion will hop around the world teaming up with experts and conservationists to uncover the hidden truths about sharks, threats and how to save them from extinction.

5:00 PM: Gates & Food Vendors Open
5:45 PM: Venue Closes To Vehicle Traffic
6:00 PM: Meet the 11th Hour Racing Team
7:00 PM: “Save This Shark” Documentary Film Starts
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