Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Guest Speaker : Rob Ouellette – Bella Mente racing team
Rob was exposed to boating before he could walk and grew up sailing all over New England. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island where he was captain of his keelboat sailing team in 1998, and he took first place at the Kennedy Cup and third place at the College Sailing World Cup. He has been part of Bella Mente Racing for eight seasons, sharing in the team’s many national and international triumphs. Currently he serves as project manager for construction of the new Bella Mente at New England Boatworks and as chief operating officer of New York Yacht Club’s America’s Cup Challenger American Magic.
These lectures take place at 7pm in the Mariners’ Lounge of the Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport. It will be open to the public without charge, though a suggested donation of $10 will help defray costs and fund the Institute’s outreach programs.
April – October
2nd Wednesday of each month at 7pm
Free and open to the public
Event LocationSeamen’s Church Institute
Newport, RI, 02840