Block Island, RI (June 21, 2015) – The Storm Trysail Club’s 50th anniversary Block Island Race Week officially kicked off this evening when Commodore Lee Reichert welcomed the some 2,000 sailors on 169 boats who are set to begin competition tomorrow on Block Island Sound.
Representative Blake Filippi of the Rhode Island General Assembly and Jessica Willi of the Block Island Tourism Council were among the dignitaries in attendance at the opening party and recognized the great contributions of the Storm Trysail Club to Block Island. Through the years the Storm Trysail Club has helped raise more than $ 100,000 for local charities.
“The tourist season on Block Island is…
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