The sailing capital of the U.S. knows how to put on a show, and this week was no exception. Two lucky winners of the Harken Blockheads Volvo Ocean Race Newport VIP Experience Sweepstakes and their guests joined the Harken team for a full day of behind-the-scenes action. Check out highlights from the event!

See more stories from Harken in the Volvo Ocean Race at: www.HarkenAtTheFront.com

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