we will be co-hosting the 'off year' edition of race week this year. Join us for a great week of sailing.Yachtscoring.com
|BI Community Sailing Open House||All||BI Community Sailing||May 24 11—3pm|
|BI Summer Sailing Kickoff||All||BIYC, BICS, National Hotel||May 24 5—7pm|
|Off Soundings Club Spring Series (LINK)||PHRF||Off Soundings Club, ECSA||June 12-13|
|Block Island Race Week (LINK)||PHRF, ORC, NEMA, Plus1||BIYC, DIYC, BICS, ECSA||June 21–26|
|Ensign Class Tuesday Night Sailing||Ensign||Ensign Class Fleet 82||June-Sept|
|BICS Thurs Night Sailing||PHRF, Dinghy||BICS||July 2 — Sept 11|
|Mary D Regatta||PHRF||BICS, NH Boat Basin||July 18|
|Hal Madison Regatta||Portsmouth||BIC||Aug 8|
|SHYC B.I.G. Jack Watch Hill to BI Regatta||PHRF||Stonington Harbor YC/td>||Sept 5|
|BIYC Around the Island Pursuit Race||PHRF||BIYC, BICS, ECSA||Sept 6|
|Cliff Mitchell Memorial Day Regatta||PHRF||Newport YC||Oct 10|
Note: The above PHRF events are sailed under the PHRF Class Rules of the Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association To join ECSA to get your PHRF Certificate go to: www.ecsa.net (LINK)
Key: BIYC: Block Island Yacht Club, BICS: Block Island Community Sailing, Inc, DIYC: Duck Island Yacht Club, ECSA: Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association, Ensign: Block Island Fleet 82, Ensign Class Association, PHRF: Performance Handicap Racing Fleet,
BICS is a member-based organization, open to everyone, and with a single low annual membership fee, our members can participate in the unlimited use of our boats, along with member discounts for sailing lessons, and racing, boating safety, and race committee certification clinics.
Members get weekly email updates during the sailing season and our BICS monthly newsletter by Email year-round. Members are invited to participate in all the BICS activities including, cookouts, family sails, and racing events like Block Island Race Week, Off Soundings and Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association events, like the “Around the Fisher’s Island Race” where members get first choice on crew opportunity lists.
BICS offers discounted memberships for BIYC Members and Scholorships for eligible applicants.
There are great reasons to donate to Block Island Community Sailing including:
Please help support our programs! BICS is a nonprofit, educational, community benefit sailing organization which is eligible for charitable donations under IRS 501 (C), (3)
Please call us to discuss our program requirements or donate here!
BICS is an educational, nonprofit, tax exempt, organization incorporated in the State of Rhode Island, dedicated to make sailing available and affordable to everyone. We are a 501, (C), (3) charitable, tax exempt organization.
The mission of Block Island Community Sailing is to make the sport of sailing accessible and affordable to everyone, especially youth sailors. We promote an accessible and welcoming environment that encourages learning, volunteerism, and community spirit.