New Bedford Eyed as 2024 Olympic Sailing Venue

New Bedford Harbor. Photo courtesy/NOAA Restoration Center, NE Region
New Bedford Harbor. Photo courtesy/NOAA Restoration Center, NE Region

 

SouthCoastToday: Officials from Boston 2024, the Olympic organizing committee, stopped by the New Bedford waterfront Thursday morning [May 21] to see whether the city could host the sailing competition.

For 3 hours, Mayor Jon Mitchell toured a number of sites in New Bedford, including Popes Island and Fort Taber, with Boston 2024 chief consultant Doug Arnot and Planning Director Peter Campot to consider as potential sites for sailing venues.

 

Read more about the City of New Bedford serving as the possible venue for the 2024 Summer Olympics sailing events.