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The URI Sailing team has a strong tradition of competitive excellence and a rich history of alumni that includes several Olympians and 26 All-Americans. The team competes in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) and sails out of the URI Sailing Center in Wakefield, RI. The sailing fleet includes 18 new Whitecap FJ’s, Tech Dinghies, Etchells 22’s, a J-24 and several power boats. Please click any of the above links to find out more about the URI Sailing team.

Join Us! Live From the Volvo Ocean Race
March 20, 2018  • 7 p.m. Edwards Auditorium, Kingston Campus

The world’s best sailors. 45,000 nautical miles. Four oceans. Eight months. Don’t miss this chance to experience life at the extreme with a live broadcast from the exciting Volvo Ocean Race.

Current team members will join us via live video from the South Pacific Ocean, between stops in New Zealand and Brazil. Sail Newport’s Brad Read will emcee, and former ocean race team members will be in the house to provide commentary.
The Volvo Ocean Race is a grueling, round-the-world sailing race that tests the endurance of the world’s best sailors. The sailors and race boats will make 10 stops during their course, but their only North America stop will be in Newport in May.
This event is free and open to the public and includes a preview of official Newport Stopover events planned for May. Details. Visit the Volvo Ocean Race website for race information and daily live videos. Photo: Amory Ross

LEARN more…

Visit our official web site
Donate to the Sailing Future Fund

Contact Information

Skip Whyte
Head Coach, University of Rhode Island Sailing Team
236 Salt Pond Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
E-Mail Address: skip_whyte@uri.edu
Cell: 401.481.2997

Team Captains
Matthew Gibbs: matthew_gibbs@my.uri.edu
Marrisa Decollibus: mdecollibus@my.uri.edu

Sailing Coordinator
David Livingston: dlivingston@uri.edu
Sailing Center Main Office: 401.783.0797

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