Race: Block Island Race Week

January 28, 2019

Plus 1 is a new shorthanded racing class that the Storm Trysail Club is helping to promote. The idea behind the new class is come up with a solution to the problem of getting enough crew and to make big boat racing fun again. It also could be a help to doublehanders who are tired […]

October 1, 2018

Includes IRC, ORC, PHRF, Multi-Hull, Performance Cruising and Non-Spinnaker Classes. Larchmont, NY – The Notice of Race for the eagerly anticipated 28th Edition of the famed Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week has just been issued by Storm Trysail Club Rear Commodore and STC-BIRW Event Chair Ed Cesare. “We expect to have over 150 […]

September 27, 2017

Larchmont, N.Y., September 27, 2017 – After the successful running of the 27th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week, the Storm Trysail Club Rear Commodore and 28th Block Island Race Week Chairman, Ed Cesare, has announced the dates for the next biennial event – Sunday, June 23rd through Friday, June 28th, 2019. The 2017 […]

July 17, 2017

EVERETT B. MORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY Winner, Good Trade, Bruce Stone, skipper, Nicole Breault, co-owner, mainsail trimmer and tactician, Marc Acheson, headsail trimmer, Bill Higgins, bow, John Sahagian, pit, and Casey Williams, bow. Photo Credit: PhotoBoat.com EVERETT B. MORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY First awarded in 1967 and rededicated in 1991, it is presented to the Block Island […]

June 26, 2017

That’s a wrap for the 27th Storm Trysail Block Island Race Week. Racing commenced on time, then the fog rolled in with a building sea breeze providing the sailors with challenging conditions to cap off a great week. https://spark.adobe.com/page/tyyVJhuY4iLkr/

June 25, 2017

A slight delay in the morning let the sea breeze fill under sunny skies for three great races in Block Island Sound for the penultimate day of Block Island Race Week. https://spark.adobe.com/page/Mn6sZv2nHmCdd/

June 24, 2017

With just perfect wind conditions mixed with intermittent fog and sun, the RC sent the boats out on time today with many of the fleets doing a Windward-Leeward before being sent Around the Island for everyone’s favorite day of race week.

June 23, 2017

The day began with a 3-hour delay due to fog but finally by 2 pm, the fog lifted and boats headed out for breeze-on conditions for just one race. https://spark.adobe.com/page/yQdTLBEDCG3mF/

June 22, 2017

AP over A was raised at 11:30am by the Race Committee due to Wind and Fog, but that doesn’t stop the sailors on Block Island from having some fun. Competitive corn hole, mudslides, and a bike race to the Mt. Gay Rum Tent. https://spark.adobe.com/page/c4w5HBJNv5cjy/

June 21, 2017

Each day, we will bring you the latest news, photos, videos, and highlights from the race course, the docks, and under the tent. We look forward to sharing your stories with fellow competitors and fans watching the racing from afar. https://spark.adobe.com/page/qrL3z0Mkbzdpt/

June 20, 2017

Click on the image below to read the Block Island Race Week Program  

June 17, 2017

The 1BI is the Block Island Race Week’s Daily Digital Newsletter. The Tent is open and 148 boats are docked in New Harbor ahead of the 27th Storm Trysail Block Island Race Week. Check out the preview of the event and photos from the day. https://spark.adobe.com/page/ayfzN5tjiJrmI/

June 1, 2017

Credit PhotoBoat.com It has been exciting watching entries come in over the past several weeks. The very diverse fleet now boasts over 140 entries, and we know other shy boats are planning to enter soon. Perhaps the biggest news from the organizers this month is that we recently amended the Notice of Race to add […]

February 6, 2017

NOTICE OF RACE AMENDED Plus One crew limit removed from Performance Cruising Division LARCHMONT, NY – The Notice of Race for the Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week, set for June 18-23, 2017, has been amended. The most significant change with this amendment is that the Plus One crew limit has been separated from […]

June 28, 2015

On behalf of our 2015 Block Island Race Week Committee, I want to thank all of our participants for coming to the 50th Anniversary Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week. Our goal has been to deliver good competitive sailing and family fun for wide range of boats and sailors. All participants will soon receive […]

June 26, 2015

The Storm Trysail Club’s 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week drew to a close today with two final races on Block Island Sound. This year’s fleet totaled 167 boats in 15 classes and all but the three Navigator classes sailed a total of 11 races, making it one of the more successful weeks in recent […]

June 26, 2015

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (June 26, 2015) -The Storm Trysail Club’s 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week drew to a close today with two final races on Block Island Sound. This year’s fleet totaled 167 boats in 15 classes and all but the three Navigator classes sailed a total of 11 races, making it one of […]