Entry and Race Documents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2017

J 109s BIRW
Entry fees for the Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week are set to increase by $2/foot for all classes on March 1, 2017. Enter now and avoid paying the higher entry fees.

Amendment No. 2 to the Notice of Race Posted
The second amendment deals with class rules for the C&C 30 class (coach/support boats) and the J/109 class (crew limits).

To Enter the regatta, review the amended Notice of Race, or see the latest entry list, visit the BIRW regatta page on YachtScoring.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 the Performance Cruising classes.

2015 Block Island Race Week L 401 Caminos
Credit PhotoBoat.com

The Championships Regatta

LARCHMONT, NY - The only five-day race week in New England features great racing, 6 parties in the Storm Trysail Tent at The Oar - all framed by Block Island’s special ambiance.

Major championships will be decided: IRC, J/44, J/109 and C&C30 North Americans, PHRF and J/88 East Coasts and the J/105 New England Championship.

Racing also offered in Performance Cruising classes, both spinnaker and non-spinnaker (PHRF), double handed (PHRF), classics (CRF) and multihulls (NEMA).

Enter Now! $2 per foot LOA early pay discount if entry fee paid on or before March 1, 2017. Click HERE for regatta details, NOR and to enter.


10 11 2016 PR Pic
Credit PhotoBoat.com

Upwards of nine classes plan to host championship in conjunction with longstanding regatta

LARCHMONT, NY - The Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week, the granddaddy of the club's broad regatta portfolio, is scheduled June 18-23, 2017. Coinciding with the announcement is the launch of a new event website at blockislandraceweek.com, where links to register and the Notice of Race are available.

Founded in 1965 and heading for its 27th running, the Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week is a great biennial tradition of New England summers and one of the oldest race weeks in the U.S. 

Racing on Block Island Sound in late June, as the season changes from spring to summer, often brings ideal conditions, with a gentle breeze in the morning building to a challenging seabreeze in the afternoon. Many who sailed the regatta in 2015 completed 11 races over five days, including a gearbustin' Around Block Island Race, amid some of the finest weather ever to grace the regatta.

Several classes have already indicated The Storm Trysail Club's Block Island Race Week, to be held June 18-23, 2017, will be their regional, national, or even North American championships.

Stay tuned to this website for specific announcements in the next several weeks.

The Notice of Race is available and Registration is now open on YachtScoring.  Developments for 2017 include:  Multihulls!  And a Pick Your Own Lay Day / Throw Out for Performance Cruising. 

See the Notice of Race for more information, and remember to follow us on Facebook for the latest updates and discussions.