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Team Manitou Takes Second in 2018 Ida Lewis Distance Race

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  • Jesse Biggers
  • Russy Arnone
  • Jacek Kuropatwinski
  • John Sieder
  • Anneliese Slamowitz
  • Dashiell Slamowitz
  • Greg Slamowitz
  • Jeff Udel

Team Manitou takes 1st in the Block Island Club’s 35th Annual Hal Madison Race (2018)

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Team Manitou Members:

  • Greg Slamowitz
  • Dashiell Slamowitz
  • Kenn Fischburg

Block Island Race Week 2018


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  • Jesse Biggers
  • Russy Arnone
  • Jacek Kuropatwinski
  • Dina Temple-Raston
  • Anneliese Slamowitz
  • Dashiell Slamowitz
  • Greg Slamowitz
  • Orrin Starr
  • Justin Taubman
  • Michael Chammout
  • Hannah Gelnaw
  • Sibley Dickinson
  • Champ Starr

Nice article in the Block Island Times about Team Manitou written by Anneliese Slamowitz

Regatta Schedule 2017

The Edlu Race (Larchmont)

May 13, 2017

Block Island Race Week

Sunday, June 18, 2017 13:00 – Friday, June 23, 2017 18:00

Hal Madison Race (Block Island)


Regatta Schedule 2016


Martha’s Vineyard Round the Island Race

Thursday and Friday July 28th and 29th,  Round the Bouys

Saturday July 30th Round the Island (Yes)

Hal Madison Race (Block Island)

Mary D Race (Block Island)

Ida Lewis Distance Race

Friday August 19th to Saturday August 20th

Overnight distance race started and ending in Newport RI

Around the Block Pursuit Race (Block Island)


Team Manitou Graduates to a J 111 for 2015!

Team Manitou has exchanged her tried and true 2005 C&C 110 for a 2015 J 111. Looking forward to a great season of sailing!

We are currently scheduled for the following races:

  • Newport, RI to Block Island June 20 (Tentative)
  • Block Island Race Week June 22nd through 26th
  • The Sid Clark Distance Race July 10 & 11th, and
  • The Ida Lewis Distance Race August 14th & 15th

We are always looking for additional team members who share our core values of Camaraderie, Composure, To Know When to Lead and When to Be Led, Improvement, Grit, Gusto and Teamwork.  If you are interested, please email Greg Slamowitz at greg.slamowitz [at]


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Block Island Race Week 2012

Although competing against one other boat in our class in Block Island Race Week 2012, Team Manitou was undefeated for the week and we set a record for our boat in the around the island race, 3 hours and 9 minutes. A huge thank you to Team Manitou members:

  • Jon Harsch, Tactician
  • Josh Newman
  • Russ Arnone
  • Teddy Burger
  • Justin Lange
  • Jesse Biggers
  • Dashiell Slamowitz
  • Greg Slamowitz

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Martha’s Vineyard Round-the-Island Race (2011)

Team Manitou made the long trek from Block Island to Edgartown, MA for the Martha’s Vineyard Round-the-Island Race. Finishing in 9 hours and 41 minutes, Team Manitou placed second in its class.  Well done Team Manitou!

  • Rob Jevon
  • Rob Slotnick
  • Evan Slotnick
  • Russ Arnone
  • Josh Newman
  • Greg Slamowitz
  • Keith Gilroy

Thank You Edgartown Yacht Club.

Block Island Race Week XXIV (2011)

After four years of slowly working our way up from the back of the fleet, this year, Team Manitou placed first for the week in its class at Block Island Race Week.  Well done Team Manitou!

  • Russ Arnone
  • Sam Sperry
  • Josh Newman
  • Greg Slamowitz
  • Dashiell Slamowitz
  • Dave Gaffey
  • Phil Trahanas
  • Jon Harsch
  • Rob Slotnick



Awesome video of Team Manitou in action: