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Block Island Race Week 2020

Brought to you by Duck Island Yacht Club, Block Island Yacht Club & Block Island Community Sailing.

Important Message - May 1, 2020 - Regatta Cancelled

We'll see you in 2022. Be well!

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Block Island Race Week

Brought to you by Duck Island Yacht Club & Block Island Yacht Club June 21-26th, 2020

Beating to windward

There will be grinding

... but it won't be a grind

We're running 2 races per day so you can enjoy the rest of your day on Block Island ... with or without your crew.


There will be parties

... with smaller lines for drinks

We're sick of having to jockey for great starts ... and drinks. That's why we're capping the entries at 50 boats and starting the parties at 5pm.

sailing around the island

Daily prizes and fun

... & a traditional race around the island

We'll see you here. Boats that sign up during the initial signup period will be rewarded with praise and attaboys.

About the regatta

Block Island is often described as the Bermuda of The North. With all due respect we think that helps them more than it helps us.

We understand if you'd rather sail to Bermuda that week, but for the others we're throwing a can't-miss regatta that will give you and your crew a chance to race, a chance to explore, and a chance to let loose. Afterall, it is your vacation.

We will be offering ORC, PHRF Spin/Non-Spin, One-Design, and a Pursuit fleet. 2 Races per day with parties starting at 5 so you have time to go check out the town afterward.

We will have more details in the following weeks.

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Latest News

Check in here to see the latest news about the regatta. We will update you on plans for the week, general sailing 'stuff', and an occasional article about our beloved island. And remember: we want to hear from you: we want to know what makes your clock tick and what we can do to make this a better regatta.

us sailing seminar calendar

sign up for race management courses this spring. 1 day and 2 day courses are available in your area.

Us Sailing
Feb 20, 2020

sign up is open

sign up today and kick off your summer with a bang!
Jan 8, 2020

safety at sea

The Storm Trysail Club to conduct a one day Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on Saturday, May 16, 2020

more info
Jan 1, 2020

Are you looking to improve your skills? US Sailing offers courses as well as online resources to help you get more from your sailing.

US Sailing
Jan 11, 2020
Africa - tom Hansen

Cruising Class Winner: Africa

Congrats to Tom Hansen aboard the Taylor 42 Africa. Tom and his crew sailed a great regatta and earned top dog in the Cruising Class …

June 23, 2018

There's a boatshow happening
Impetuous - Paul Zabetakis

Spinnaker Class Winner: Impetuous

Congrats to all the competitors who came to Block to race and play all week. After a 6 race series the winner of the Spinnaker class was Impetuous, skippered by Paul Zabetakis. Look for the write-up online in the coming week …

June 23, 2018


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