CRW 2021

rednissMeet Ray Redniss. If you’ve raced in Western Long Island Sound or at Block Island Race Week in the past 25 years or so, you’ve heard Ray Redniss on the VHF.

A Stamford YC member for 31 years, he’s served as Race Committee Chairman, Fleet Captain, and on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Nominating Committee. He continues to serve as PRO for the Vineyard and Stamford Denmark Friendship Races.

As a Storm Trysail Club member, Ray serves as Fleet Captain, on its Race Committee and Board of Governors, has been the Event Chair and PRO for the Block Island Race for 15 or 16 years, a PRO at Block Island Race Week and for the LIS Championships, and on an RC crew at Key West Race Week for 10 years.  

As a Regional Race Officer, he has also served as PRO for Ideal 18 N.A., Beneteau 36.7 N.A., Opti Team Trials, US Sailing’s Women’s Match Racing Championship, and numerous regional events.