Day 3: Sun, Fog, and Wind- Around the Island We Go
With just perfect wind conditions mixed with intermittent fog and sun, the RC sent the boats out on time today with many of the fleets doing a Windward-Leeward before being sent Around the Island for everyone's favorite day of race week. Click on the image below to read this issue of the 1BI.
Day 1: Fog and Wind on Water Leads to Fun Ashore
AP over A was raised at 11:30am by the Race Committee due to Wind and Fog, but that doesn't stop the sailors on Block Island from having some fun. Competitive corn hole, mudslides, and a bike race to the Mt. Gay Rum Tent. Click on the image below to read this issue of the 1BI.
Day 0: High Anticipation Ahead of Race Week
The 1BI is the Block Island Race Week's Daily Digital Newsletter. The Tent is open and 148 boats are docked in New Harbor ahead of the 27th Storm Trysail Block Island Race Week. Check out the preview of the event and photos from the day. Click on the image below to read this issue of the 1BI.
Block Island Race Week is a Flurry of Activity as Race Committee, Skippers and Crew Prepare for Racing that Starts Tomorrow
Nearly 100 volunteers from Storm Trysail Club are the backbone of the Race Committee and shore support for 2017 Block Island Race Week. Photo ©Stephen R Cloutier
A drone shot shows some of the boats at the Block Island Boat Basin. Photo ©Stephen R Cloutier