2019 BIRW News
November 24, 2019
The event was held on November 15th at Indian Harbor Yacht Club, the original home of Carina when she was commissioned by the Nye family.
March 6, 2017
Storm Trysail Foundation Benefit and Awards Dinner. Congratulations To The 2017 Storm Trysail Foundation Awards Winners, the crew of High Noon and Peter “Luigi” Reggio.
May 26, 2017
The Storm Trysail Club, with the support of the Storm Trysail Foundation, will be hosting our fourth Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on May 20, 2017, at the campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in the Bronx, New York.
June 28, 2016
– As the first week of summer program sailing started throughout the region, 18 students from throughout the Chesapeake and as far away as New York came to Annapolis YC to learn about Big Boat safety and skills at the Junior Safety at Sea Seminar.
April 20, 2015
The Storm Trysail Foundation held it’s Hand’s on Safety-at-Sea Seminar at SUNY Maritime College on Saturday, April 18th.
May 21, 2018
Storm Trysail’s Annual Hands-On Seminar was held Saturday, May 20, at the SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in the Bronx, NY. This is the fifth such Seminar and we continue to evolve the concept of a one day seminar to achieve World Sailing certification.
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 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 18, 2019
For this skipper and revolving cast of characters, the annual pilgrimage to Race Week means more than the races themselves
May 30, 2019
For the 65 boats that started the 74th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race, the wind gods proved to be capricious. Competitors found themselves to be racing in big breeze one minute, and no breeze the next.
May 29, 2018
80 boats crossed the starting line in big breeze to begin the 73rd edition of the 186 nm Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race.
May 29, 2017
With the planned start of the 72nd edition of the Block Island Race on May 26 off of Stamford, CT, conflicting weather models had navigators and skippers scratching their heads as they planned their strategies.