2013-11-07 / Front Page

Auld Mug Makes a Return Visit



Sail Newport welcomed back the crew from the America’s Cup winning Oracle Team USA last week during a special evening at the Jane Pickens Theater. Accompanying the oldest trophy in international sport was a cadre of Newport and Jamestown residents – most notably Newport native Rome Kirby, above. Since Oracle’s stunning come-frombehind victory on San Francisco Bay, Kirby has become widely- known as the only American on the winning boat. The Kirby family continued their celebration at the Clarke Cooke House. See more on page 2. (Photo by Onne van der Wal) Sail Newport welcomed back the crew from the America’s Cup winning Oracle Team USA last week during a special evening at the Jane Pickens Theater. Accompanying the oldest trophy in international sport was a cadre of Newport and Jamestown residents – most notably Newport native Rome Kirby, above. Since Oracle’s stunning come-frombehind victory on San Francisco Bay, Kirby has become widely- known as the only American on the winning boat. The Kirby family continued their celebration at the Clarke Cooke House. See more on page 2. (Photo by Onne van der Wal)

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