Block Island Times

Movie raises funds for school sailing trip

On a cool and windy night in early September, a group of islanders and travelers watched “Maiden,” a sailing documentary, outdoors on the beach.
The event, presented by Soundwaves (“Movies on the Beach”) and sponsored by the Block Island Yacht Club, was held to benefit the Block Island School, which would receive over 90 percent of the donations raised to benefit their annual seventh grade sailing trip.
The film was projected onto a 214-inch widescreen stretched across the town beach pavilion’s deck. With the ocean to our backs, the tide slowly advanced

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