29th Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville will be held June 21-25, 2021.

We hope to give everyone something to look forward to in 2021 with a return to exciting and fun sailing!


June 9, 2021

Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville will kick off on June 21 with 165 boats

May 19, 2021

Block Island Race Week HQ is headed back to Champlin’s, the Resort Marina where Race Week first started and the traditional after-racing parties will return

May 19, 2021

Plans, Guidelines and Policies as they stand today – check back often

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.

NOTICE BOARD

NOTICE OF RACE & REGISTRATION ARE ON YACHT SCORING NOW

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN THE COVID-19 ATTESTATION FORM

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ABOUT THE EVENT


One of the last true Race Weeks in America

The Bi-Annual Event held on odd years in June has been hosted by Storm Trysail Club since 1965.

A long tradition of fun coupled with great racing has afforded Storm Trysail Club fabulous memories, stories, and camaraderie in a beautiful and special place year after year. Become a part of it at the next event!

2021 Race Chair

Ray Redniss

EVENT SCHEDULE


Please note for 2021, schedules, events, and plans will be subject to local and CDC guidelines at the time for the safety and health of our participants, volunteers, and local hosts.

Block Island Race Week is five days of race activities both on and off the water. A variety of racing from buoys to distance and the coveted “Around the Island Race” is paired with a daily after sailing parties sponsored by our Race Partners.

REGISTRATION

Registration is done online before the event and check in begins on Sunday afternoon.

DAILY RACING

Racing starts each day at 11am (except for the pursuit class) and a vary from buoy to distance racing.

AWARDS

Daily awards are given to each class along with overall prizes for the top honors for the week.

SOCIALS

Sailing socials under the Race Tent each night afford sailors the chance to swap stories and laughs from the day’s racing.

AROUND THE ISLAND

The Race Committee will pick one day for all boats to race around the island. The day is chosen based on best weather forecast.

NO-WIND BACKUP PLANS

When the weather doesn’t cooperate, we have activities planned to keep even the most competitive sailors entertained.

LIVE MUSIC

Enjoy live music under the tent after racing from local and international artists.

ENJOY BLOCK ISLAND

The best part of Race Week is Block Island! From the beaches to restaurants, there is something for the whole family (or crew) to enjoy.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT RACE WEEK IS…

“The perfect balance between racing, socializing, time with family and friends and just being a tourist.”

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT RACE WEEK IS…

“The quality of competition.”

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Participants and volunteers!

Recognizing Camaraderie and Dedication

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.

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