Images from Block Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

Start Class: IRC 2 - Block Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

Top international photographer, Daniel Forster, presents this gallery of images from Block Island Race Week, presented by Rolex, sailed at Block Island, nestled in the Atlantic 12 miles from coastal Rhode Island, USA.

Winner of first three races: VESPER - Sail Number: USA 52007, Owner: Jim Swartz, Home Port: Park City, UT, USA, Yacht Type: TP 52, Length: 52, Class: IRC 1 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

Fleet Class: IRC 1 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

PTARMIGAN - Sail Number: USA 79, Owner: Lawrence Dickie, Home Port: Greenwich, CT, USA, Yacht Type: Ker 43, Length: 43, Class: IRC 2 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

YELLOW JACKET - Sail Number: USA 92, Owner: Jeffrey Scholz, Home Port: Annapolis, MD, USA, Yacht Type: Farr 40 OD, Length: 40, Class: Farr OD - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

IMPETUOUS - Sail Number: USA 4206, Owner: Paul Zabetakis, Home Port: Jamestown, RI, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

CHALLENGE IV - Sail Number: USA 42880, Owner: Jeffrey W. Willis, Home Port: Huntington, NY, USA, Yacht Type: J 44, Length: 44.9 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

PTARMIGAN - Sail Number: USA 79, Owner: Lawrence Dickie, Home Port: Greenwich, CT, USA, Yacht Type: Ker 43, Length: 43, Class: IRC 2 and COOL BREEZE - Sail Number: USA 60432, Owner: John Cooper, Home Port: Springfield, MO, USA, Yacht Type: Mills 43 Custom, Length: 43, Class: IRC 2 cross ahead of CONVICTUS MAXIMUS - Sail Number: USA 52496, Owner: Donald Nicholson, Home Port: Scotch Plains, NJ, USA, Yacht Type: Farr 42 IRC, Length: 42, Class: IRC 2 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

COYOTE - Sail Number: USA 39506, Owner: Bill Clemens, Home Port: Riverside, CT, USA, Yacht Type: Farr 395, Length: 39' 5, Class: IRC 3 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

Leader after 4 races: VESPER - Sail Number: USA 52007, Owner: Jim Swartz, Home Port: Park City, UT, USA, Yacht Type: TP 52, Length: 52, Class: IRC 1 and FLYING JENNY 7 - Sail Number: ESP 75521, Owner: David & Sandra Askew, Home Port: Annapolis, MD, USA, Yacht Type: TP 52, Length: 52, Class: IRC 1 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

ANEMA & CORE - Sail Number: USA 38008, Owner: Ennio Staffini, Home Port: Annapolis, MD, USA, Yacht Type: JV 52, Length: 52, Class: IRC 1 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

Leader IRC2 Class after 4 races. Finished first in all four races. PTARMIGAN - Sail Number: USA 79, Owner: Lawrence Dickie, Home Port: Greenwich, CT, USA, Yacht Type: Ker 43, Length: 43, Class: IRC 2 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

NYYC Swan 42 Class Leader after 4 races: ARETHUSA - Sail Number: USA 4216, Owner: Philip Lotz, Home Port: Newport, RI, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42 ahead of TIBURON - Sail Number: USA 4223, Owner: M/n Derrick Cherico, Home Port: Kings Point, NY, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42.5 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

VITESSE - Sail Number: USA 4240, Owner: Jon Halbert, Home Port: Dallas, TX, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

DARING - Sail Number: USA 4214, Owner: John Hele, Home Port: Newport, RI, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42 - lock Island Race Week, presented by Rolex

MUTINY - Sail Number: USA 4204, Owner: Gibb Kane / Drew Shea, Home Port: Rye, NY, USA, Yacht Type: NYYC Swan 42, Length: 42 KATABATIC - Sail Number: USA 9393, Owner: Gordon Hall, Home Port: Marblehead, MA, USA, Yacht Type: IMX 40, Length: 39.7, Class: IRC 3 - lock Island Race Week 2011, presented by Rolex