American Schooner


American Schooner Association | P.O. Box 484, Mystic, CT 06355

Block Island Schooner Rendezvous

  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 1 Sep 2020
  • Payne's Dock, Great Salt Pond, 133 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807




Our mission is pure and simple: to bring schooners and people interested in schooners together in a spirit of community and camaraderie to enjoy each others vessels and company at a wonderful location. The Rendezvous is open to all schooners and all members of the American Schooner Association, regardless of the type of boat sailed.


Mystic Whaler will once again serve as "flagship" for the rendezvous, hosting the following events. If you wish to host an event of some kind on your vessel, let us know!

  Monday, August 26
  Schooners arrive at Payne's (if you haven't arrived early)
  1800: Lobster Dinner aboard Mystic Whaler, courtesy of John and Pat
  2000: Sea shanty concert with aboard Mystic Whaler.
  2100: Shanty sing following concert. Bring your instruments and voices!
  Tuesday, August 27
  Breakfast aboard Mystic Whaler, courtesy of John and Pat
  Schooners depart Payne's (or stay longer, Block Island is a great place to hang around!)

While at Payne's, be sure to check out Mahogany Shoals for a drink and to enjoy the music.


Payne's has once again given us a very special rate of $2.50/ft LOA for the rendezvous. Payment will be made directly to Payne's. If you prefer not to dock at Payne's, just grab a mooring or anchor out and "small boat in" for the festivities!


For more information or to let us know you are planning on coming to the rendezvous contact: Paul Gray or Captain John Eginton

† if you are charter boat carrying paying passengers, please contact us if you are interested in joining the dinner and breakfast aboard Mystic Whaler.

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