(Newport, RI) -- Details are being shared regarding the number of people who attended the stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport this month. Over 100-thousand people came to Fort Adams State Park over the nearly two weeks of festivities and about eight-thousand people showed up on the day the competing boats arrived from Brazil, according to Sail Newport officials. There were also nearly 900 volunteers. Racers departed Newport on Sunday for the next leg of the race, which will finish in Wales.
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