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Daily Archives: 06/02/2020

75th Block Island Race

While some of the world's most competitive yachts come to compete in the Block Island Race, racer-cruisers and even full-on cruisers have a chance to bring home some silver. Elena, a 35-year-old Alden 50 competing in her first Block Island Race © Rick Bannerot, Ontheflyphoto.net

Storm Trysail Club Rear Commodore and Block Island Race PRO and Event Co-Chair Ray Redniss posted today the Notice of Race (NoR) and opened the event page on Yachtscoring – Block Island Race NoR to accept entries. The 186nm race is scheduled to start Friday, May 22. Ray commented “Just like classic race boats sometimes need to be optimized for better performance, ...

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The Clipper Race

The Clipper Race Leg 5 - Race 6, Day 17 © Clipper Race

The competition remains tight as the trade winds bring relief and average knot speed of 11 for the majority of the teams. The lulls the fleet have been experiencing have become a distant memory, giving the crews a wealth of opportunity to hone their skills, not only in managing the sails but getting used to life at an angle. Skipper ...

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