Race: Block Island Race Week

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.

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.

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

June 22, 2020

The 29th Block Island Race Week will occur June 21 -25, 2021. Photo: Steve Cloutier

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.

June 23, 2019

The 1BI: The Digital Block Island Race Week Times is our Daily Newspaper during Race Week.

June 22, 2019

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

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 21, 2019

The 1BI: The Digital Block Island Race Week Times is our Daily Newspaper during Race Week.

June 21, 2019

Lay Day. Fun Day. That was pretty much the theme as host Storm Trysail Club called a mid-week break to Block Island Race Week, presented by Margaritaville. Organizers with Storm Trysail Club re-introduced the lay day following a lengthy hiatus in response to participants, who wanted one day to enjoy all Block Island has to […]

June 21, 2019

While the forecast changes every time and the current of the day might vary, there are a few go-to moves in getting around the island By Anderson Reggio, Fleet Captain Storm Trysail Club, Photo: Steve Cloutier The highlight for many of us during Block Island Race Week is the Around the Island Race, an 18-mile […]

June 21, 2019

The Block Island Race Week Lay Day is back, and we’ve got your fun lined up

June 20, 2019

While there are many people involved in pulling off a perfect Race Week —most of them out front and visible—this Wizard of Block remains behind the curtain making sure Race Week goes off without a hitch

June 20, 2019

Bill Wagner takes a deeper dive into the young teams at Block Island Race Week using the event as practice and training.

June 20, 2019

There are many traditions associated with Block Island Race Week. Sailors know to expect certain things over the course of the five-day event, which is why so many keep coming back. One of the most revered traditions is the Around the Island Race, which is associated with Block Island Race Week as much as drinking […]

June 19, 2019

What the summer winds do off Block Island depends on the big picture, but if the sun is shining and there’s dew on the deck, expect spectacular sailing conditions By Chris Bedford, Photography by photoboat.com Photo: Douglas McKeige’s crew on Jazz mastered the conditions of Race Week in 2017, winning seven of eight races in […]