Block Island Race Week June 17 – 22, 2018
By James Gallacher
Duck Island Yacht Club in Westbrook, CT and Block Island Yacht Club in Block Island, RI had been kicking around the idea of reviving the ‘off year’ version of Block Island Race Week since this past winter, when Todd Berman from Duck Island YC and Jim Fiorato from Block Island YC got together to compare notes. They decided it would be a fun project for both clubs to tackle.Read more
The JY15 Class held its 28th consecutive North American Championships at Duck Island Yacht Club in Westbrook, CT on September 23 & 24, 2017. Two recent Dartmouth sailing team graduates, Scott Houck and Hollis von Summer, brought great talent to the class and dominated the 18-boat fleet to take the 2017 North American title.
Eighteen boats contested the 28th JY15 North American Championships. © Fred Beckham
“Not only was Scott Houck new to the class, it was his first time in the boat which makes it an even more impressive victory against JY15 veterans such as Paul-Jon Patin, Mark McCarthy, Mark Allen, Bud Rogers, Seth Barrows, Chris Vann and many more,” said JY15 Class President Bill Nightingale.Read more