2015 BIRW News

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 25, 2015

With one day of racing remaining at the Storm Trysail Club’s 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week, several class leaders strengthened their position as two more races were completed on Block Island Sound. Unlike yesterday, however, the wind was blowing anywhere from the west to the south. One competitor reported an extreme shift of 60 […]

June 24, 2015

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (June 24, 2015) – A return to normal conditions allowed the Storm Trysail Club to run three more races today at its 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week. The regatta is at its mid-point and seven races have been completed in three days. The race committee hopes to run 10 to 12 […]

June 23, 2015

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (June 23, 2015) – After yesterday’s idyllic opening day to the Storm Trysail Club’s 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week the wind gods turned up the volume today and gave the fleet a boisterous ride for the traditional Round the Island Race. With two courses measuring 21 nautical miles (IRC 1, 2, […]