Regatta News

October 26, 2019

The Organizing Authority for the race consists of The Sailfish Club of Florida in partnership with the Storm Trysail Club and the support of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club.

October 7, 2017

Over 360 college students from the United States, as well as international teams from Canada and France, participated in the 2017 Storm Trysail Foundation’s Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR).

October 9, 2018

The Storm Trysail Foundation’s 2018 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR) enjoyed reasonably good sailing conditions.

October 14, 2019

It was drifty conditions over the weekend but a very successful weekend with Fordham University walking away with the Best Overall Performance Trophy.

May 30, 2011

Even though it moved along at only five knots for several hours and briefly “parked” three times when the wind switched off completely, Rambler 100, George David’s (Hartford, Conn.) rocket ship built for speed, broke–by 42 minutes and 45 seconds.

May 25, 2012

2012 Results and Photos

May 25, 2013

George David’s (Hartford, Conn.) 90′ Rambler finished the 186 nautical mile course in 13 hours, 15 minutes and 55 seconds, shaving two hours, 27 minutes and 10 seconds off Rambler 100’s record-breaking time (also turned in by George David) in the 2011 race.

May 27, 2014

A record breaking year with the 100 foot Comanche finishing in 11 hours 25 minutes and 1 second.

May 25, 2015

A record breaking year with the 100 foot Comanche finishing in 11 hours 25 minutes and 1 second.

May 18, 2016

In its 71st year, this 186 nautical mile race for IRC and PHRF boats starts at The Cows off Stamford Harbor (Conn.), runs down Long Island Sound, around Block Island (R.I.) and back to Stamford.

May 29, 2017

With the planned start of the 72nd edition of the Block Island Race on May 26 off of Stamford, CT, conflicting weather models had navigators and skippers scratching their heads as they planned their strategies.

February 5, 2020

The NOR is posted and registration is open on Yacht Scoring for the 2020 Block Island Race which will begin on Friday, May 22.

May 29, 2018

80 boats crossed the starting line in big breeze to begin the 73rd edition of the 186 nm Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race.

May 30, 2019

For the 65 boats that started the 74th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race, the wind gods proved to be capricious. Competitors found themselves to be racing in big breeze one minute, and no breeze the next.

June 18, 2019

For this skipper and revolving cast of characters, the annual pilgrimage to Race Week means more than the races themselves

June 21, 2019

The day may have started foggy but the penultimate day of the 2019 Race Week was far from slow with 2 races on 3 circles completed.

June 22, 2019

We caught up with many newcomers to the fleet this year to learn what drew them to Block Island.

June 23, 2019

Legendary musician Jimmy Buffett made a surprise appearance at the final awards party for Block Island Race Week, presented by Margaritaville which was fabulous way for the participants to end the week.