Truly Extreme

Want to know what it might feel like to be aboard a racing yacht, weathering some of the most extreme and dangerous seas in the world for a chance at winning the premier sailing race in the world?

Visit Bicentennial Park between May 6-20 and you might find out. During that 2-week period, Miami will serve as the only North American stopping point for the Volvo Ocean Race, which sees the top sailors on the planet locked in a race around the globe. The Downtown Miami Race Village will host a mind-blowing array of events, rides, showcases, races and attractions. Hop on board The Ride and feel what life on a Volvo Open 70 yacht under extreme sailing conditions feels like. Take on the Grinding Challenge and see if you’ve got the strength to man the yachts’ pedestal grinders. The week will also see extreme watersports exhibitions, fabulous parties, races, music and more;