Regatta News

May 17, 2021

McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers is pleased to announce that it has been designated the official Yacht Broker for the Storm Trysail Club’s two premiere events: the Block Island Race and Block Island Race Week.

May 13, 2021

Storm Trysail is proud to be a partner club for the Pineapple Cup. It contributes advice on safety, race management and race documentation in support of the Organizing Authority composed of Montego Bay Yacht Club and the Jamaica Sailing Association. Storm Trysail recognizes and values the deep history and legendary race course that is the Pineapple cup.

April 22, 2021

This year, everyone’s favorite course is presented by Regatta Craft Mixers

April 9, 2021

Register for an ORC Informational Zoom for Members and BI Race and BIRW competitors. Learn how the rule works and how it will be applied at STC events.

March 17, 2021

With just under 100 days left until Race Week, 150 teams have already joined Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville.

February 15, 2021

The 75th edition will now start May 28, 2021 in Stamford, CT.

February 15, 2021

Robots may not have taken over the world (…yet), but this summer, they will be invading the waters of Block Island Sound.

January 25, 2021

With 81 boats already registered for Storm Trysail Club’s 29th Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville, the 2021 edition is shaping up to be one of the biggest turnouts in recent years.

January 25, 2021

BIRW North Light Society Logo

The North Light Society is for those sailors and volunteers who have participated in at least five Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Weeks, with graduating levels for the ten and fifteen regatta nautical-milestones.

January 26, 2021

Storm Trysail Club and Margaritaville Holdings today announced that for the second time, Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand known for escapism and fun, will be the presenting sponsor of the 29th edition of Block Island Race Week, one of the largest and most prestigious big boat regatta in the United States.

November 6, 2020

NOR and Registration open for the 29th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville that will occur June 21 -25, 2021. Photo: Steve Cloutier

October 26, 2020

The Chesapeake Station hosted a 3-day event for the first time since 2018 which also served as the ORC East Coast Championships.

October 21, 2020

Monhegan Race 2020 start

The Gulf of Maine Station helped support the OA with this event starting in 2020.

September 29, 2020

The new race dates will be January 22-29, 2022.

September 25, 2020

Wirth Munroe 2020

Coastal Classic Will Feature Popular Two-Course Format; COVID-19 Safety Protocols Added

September 21, 2020

Co-Presented by the Storm Trysail Club and the Riverside Yacht Club September 19 and 20th, 41 local boats and race committee volunteers from the two clubs came out for the annual event culminating in three races over the two days.

September 18, 2020

The 2020 IOR has been cancelled due to restrictions on organized college sports by universities. A photo contest is launched to reminisce with a free Safety-at-Sea Seminar up for grabs.

August 28, 2020

The annual event led by the Marblehead station looked a little different in 2020 but was still a successful respite for local sailors.