Block Island Race Week

June 21, 2021 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Boat Location:
New Harbor Boat Basin
221 Jobs Hill Rd
New Shoreham, RI 02807
Ray Redniss
(914) 834-8857
Block Island Race Week @ New Harbor Boat Basin | New Shoreham | Rhode Island | United States

(Class Rule 6.1 Crew Limit 7)


  • Registration and OA advertising pick up at Race Week Headquarters.
  • Weigh-In for One Design Classes (J/109 Class using Class rule 6.1 – no weigh-in required).
  • Race Committee Practice Starts.
  • Welcome Party at Race Week Tent.

Monday – Friday:

  • Racing; first warning signal scheduled for 1100 each day.
  • Daily Awards Presentation and evening party at the Race Week Tent from 1700 to 1900 each day.

Crew rooms at Payne’s Harbor View Inn – 111 Beach Ave, New Shoreham, RI 02807

J/109 Class Party is scheduled at Bob Schwartz’s (Nordlys) rental house at 6pm on Tuesday 22 June (Rain Date Weds. 22 June)

Directions to Bob Schwartz’s house – 1078 West Beach Road for Party:

Go North on Corn Neck Road (the main North – South road)  about 2 miles or so from the Salt Pond. Make a left on West Beach Road. There is a sign for the island transfer station at the intersection of West Beach Road and Corn Neck. The driveway is about a quarter of a mile down West Beach Road on the left and has a sign for Crews Hideout. Pull into the driveway. It is okay to park on the grass. The address is 1078 West Beach Road.

Registered:Yes   Fees Paid: Paid $1050 Due 2/15/2021,  Payment LinkNotice of RaceScratch SheetJ/109 Class RequirementsNOR Addendum #1COVID-19 Release

Be at New Harbor Boat Basin - Mon June 21st @ 9:30AM EDT

Event Website: Ray Redniss
Registration: Link
Race Results: 5, 5, 12, 7, 10, 2, 11  Series Results: 9 of 14  
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
 Name Position AssignmentAvailable Crew Comment
Bill Helm
Eric PitTactician
Gardner Mast
LindsayG Headsail Trimmer
Mary Headsail Trimmer
RolandH ForedeckUploaded COVID vaccine info for partying!
Wayne Main Trimmer
AshleyK Headsail Trimmer ? Daily dependent based on Navy needs. Currently supporting Navy all week
Billy Standby Crew ?
MattZ Standby Crew ? Committed to Moxiee, but they may bail out due to lack of crew
Andrew Stay Ashore
Total Crew 10 = Confirmed (7) + Maybe (3) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned
(Recurring dates: 6/21, 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/25)

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  1. Around the island!

    • Bill on June 23, 2021 at 7:30 am

    Thanks Eric & Mary for getting Dan Watson to play music for the party! Great job by the rest of the crew tending bar, setting up and cleaning up.  This recap posted on the class website.

    • RolandH on June 27, 2021 at 11:27 pm

    Memories from the week!

    • admin on July 2, 2021 at 7:47 pm

    We can’t let this BIRW moment fade into history without being prominently displayed on the Vento Solare website…..

    Lindsay the Rockstar – Photo courtesy of Stephen Cloutier


  2. Love it! All smiles for a very Vento Block Island Race Week 🤩 thanks for a great first BIRW!

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