SAVE THE DATE JUNE 21- 25, 2021

29th Block Island Race Week 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 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.

NOTICE BOARD

VIA YACHT SCORING

NOTICE OF RACE & REGISTRATION FOR 2021 WILL BE POSTED LATE FALL 2020.

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


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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