Innovation for Block Island Race Week 2017:
Larchmont, NY (October 11, 2016) – 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.
Registration and the Notice of Race are now online for the 2017 edition on June 18-23.
Racing on Block Island Sound as the season changes from spring to summer often brings ideal conditions. 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.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Innovation for Block Island Race Week 2017, Editor
Recognizing the Preservation of Historic Yachts:
The Pacific Class (PC) Yacht Racing Association was founded 87 years ago in 1929. This year, in conjunction with the PC Nationals hosted by San Diego Yacht Club on October 15-16, the Mystic Seaport Museum will award the PC Fleet and SDYC with the William A. Baker Award. The award recognizes private individuals or organizations for their superior work in preserving historic yachts or recreational small craft. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Recognizing the Preservation of Historic Yachts, Editor