Each year, the biggest, longest-running boat regatta on this side of the Atlantic takes place this time of year: Block Island Race Week 2015. This year’s events run from June 21 to June 26 with plenty to offer in what you can do. This year is the 50th anniversary of the events, making it the biggest ever! Book your Rhode Island vacation so that you can attend this magnificent event this year or next.
What You Can Do at Race Week
The Storm Trysail Club puts this event together each year and create multiple events to attend. Race Week 2015 will consist of days with multiple races, shore side activities, and a Round the Island Race. New initiatives will be added with new classes of boats that will be invited to race. An emphasis on environmental awareness and the youth will start, block island ri being a good place to start these activities. This year’s Race Week will include another first for the Storm Trysail Club. Their goal is to make this regatta more environmentally sustainable event. In doing so, they will follow protocols outlined by the Sailors for the Sea Clean Regatta.
Saturday is when you can go in and get yourself and your boat weighed-in and ready to go at Narragansett Inn. Sunday is when practice starts and races begin. At the end, there will be a welcoming party at the Race Week Tent. You can purchase raffle tickets and on Thursday, June 25, they will do the drawings. Each day consists of a sponsors race day:
- Monday: Caithness Energy Race Day
- Tuesday: Vineyard Vines Race Day
- Wednesday: North Sails Race Day
- Thursday: Mount Gay Race Day
- Friday: Deepwater Wind Race Day
Each day during Block Island Race Week, you are sure to find events for families and boaters alike. If you choose to stay within the Block Island Rentals you will get a great view of the boats in the harbor and the ones racing around the island. It’s a view you can’t get anywhere else!
Choosing the best place for your vacation is hard, especially when it comes to deciding where to stay. Block Island Accommodations is a magnificent collection of Bed & Breakfast, rental homes, and apartments on Block Island, RI, offering beautiful hilltop lodging and accommodations. You will find nothing short of gracious hospitality, superior service, and comfort in a meadow-like setting that recalls Block Island’s farming tradition. If you are searching for a Rhode Island vacation spot for a family reunion, getaway, wedding, or even your honeymoon, Block Island Accomodations has a house for you!
Block Island Accommodations
Block Island rentals, homes and apartments, are available for reservations May through October. Rooms and suites are up for nightly rentals. With that in mind, booking your rental for next summer should be the first thing you do! All of our rentals are on the same property and just a five minute walk from the beach and town. The cottages are located on a quiet hill where you will have a great view of the ocean and town. With just the sound of the ocean around you, what could be better? If you’re looking for a peaceful vacation then these lodges are the best fit for you!
Choosing a cottage to stay in for your Block Island vacation isn’t too tough with us! We offer five beautiful homes for you to choose from. The Sterling House and Cottage Sweet Cottage are two of the small single family homes. They’re perfect for a couple honeymooning! Both have a large yard and great view of the ocean. The Sterling House has a large apartment, which can be rented out nightly, which would be great for a family vacation. The Cape House is the largest of the single family homes. The kitchen in this house was remodeled in 2008 to modernize it. The Windrose House has a wrap around porch and is perfect for large families coming in whether for a wedding or reunion. The Bellevue House is perfect for any occasion! There’s wonderful hospitality and amazing service. It’s right on top of the hill, the best views of the island are from this house! Whether you’re vacationing for a wedding, family reunion, or a girls weekend out, any of our houses will do!