Block Island Race Week Preview

Eight championship events, including the IRC and HPR North Americans, will be held at the Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week this June. Over 150 boats have signed up for the 25th anniversary of the biennial event. New fleets include classic boats, doublehanded boats, and Gunboats. As usual, the regatta will include an 18-mile around-the-island race. Click here to visit BIRW's website [Click here to watch footage from the 24th edition.](http://www

Archived photo from Block Island Race Week in the 1970s.Richard Reuss
Archived photo from Block Island Race Week in the 1970s.Richard Reuss

Block Island Race Week XXIV 2011 presented by Rolex

Competitors pass South East Light on Block Island while racing at Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week 2011Rolex/daniel Forster

Block Island Race Week XXIV 2011 presented by Rolex

PHRF 1 Class Start at Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week 2011Rolex/daniel Forster

Block Island Race Week XXIV 2011 presented by Rolex

Damian Emery's J/105 Eclipse at Block Island Race Week in 2011Rolex/daniel Forster

Block Island Race Week XXIV 2011 presented by Rolex

Block Island Race Week 2011Rolex/daniel Forster
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Block Island Race Week

2011 Block Island Race WeekRolex/daniel Forster

Block Island Race Week XXIV 2011 presented by Rolex

Block Island Race Week 2011Rolex/daniel Forster