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Volvo Ocean Cup Sailboats Arrive in Newport RI, Docking on SF Marina Systems concrete docks

May 12, 2015

The Volvo Ocean Cup  sailboats arrived in Newport RI in the night of May 6th, in a spectacular night finish.   When the sails were dropped, the boats then landed on a floating dock system provided by SF Marina Systems at Fort Adams St park.  SF Marina Systems Heavy duty Type 1240 Solid cast concrete dock was chosen  for the new Fort Adams Pier System.  Mecco Sullivan  Wooden fingers were attached to the Concrete dock providing individual berths for the Volvo Cup Boats.

When the event has finish and the sail boats have departed.  The new pier, and dock system will serve the Fort Adam parks, and  the Sail Newport organization for decades to come, providing a strong stable dock for future events, and vessel dockage.   The wooden fingers are designed to move along a stainless steel track allowing the  system to be reconfigured for other events.



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