This weekend, celebrities and athletes will join the Volvo Ocean Race teams for the Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Newport on Saturday and departure of the fleet for Lisbon on Sunday.
Ryan Kwanten, aka Jason Stackhouse from series True Blood, an Australian film actor and heartthrob is sailing with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing on Sunday as a Leg Start Jumper.
Kwanten first found fame playing Vinnie Patterson in the Australian soap opera, Home and Away, but is best known in the role of Jason Stackhouse from the smash hit HBO series True Blood.
Boston Bruins Captain Zdenko Chárah will be sailing with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing today.
PS – Ryan is a 3,000,000 to 1 favorite to sail without his shirt!