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WELCOME TO THE STORM TRYSAIL FOUNDATION

The Storm Trysail Foundation is a 501(C)3 charitable organization dedicated to support the education of young sailors,  junior safety at sea, and intercollegiate big boat racing.

The Storm Trysail Foundation educates young sailors as they bridge the gap between learning to sail and becoming accomplished blue water seamen, through a national program of events including junior safety at sea seminars and intercollegiate big boat racing.


Fishers Island Junior Overnight Race
Friday, August 5, 2016

Click HERE for more information (Race Circular and NOR)

Juniors Learn Big Boat Safety and Skills in the
Annapolis Safety at Sea
Program

Our highly acclaimed Junior Safety-At-Sea program designed for Junior sailors is being held held during the summer in many locations for 2016.

Click HERE to read about our first Jr. Safety-at-Sea program that was held June 22, 2016 in Annapolis, MD.

Click HERE to see the dates, locations, and other information.



SAVE THE DATE!

The Annual Storm Trysail Golf Tournament at Newport National Golf Course
will be held on Monday, August 22, 2016.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER


Bridging the Gap Between Leadership and Management

Published on May 20, 2016 - an editorial by Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.)

Master. Captain. Skipper. Whatever your preferred term; they are loved and feared for their leadership and management skills, or sometimes a lack thereof.

Vessels have for centuries been small enclaves of dictatorial managers from the age of exploration until after WWII. Ships had been crewed without thought of leadership, management, or interpersonal skills. But, now as the ease and importance of global communication between vessels, managing offices, and support operations have become ubiquitous, leadership and interpersonal skills have come to the forefront of maritime crewing.

Click HERE to read more…


Man Overboard: The Most Important Race

Published on April 30th, 2016

It was a record-setting year for the Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race, with overall elapsed and monohull times being eclipsed on the 125-mile course from California to Baja Mexico. But following the April 22 start, the race for Gordon Leon’s Farr 40 Foil became about a rescue.

Click HERE as Gordon tells the story…


On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, a Coast Guard boat and air crews worked together for a unique
rescue of two people stranded on a disabled boat at the mouth of the Detroit River late Tuesday night.

The link below has the full news story and a video.

http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2814170/


OUR 2016 JUNIOR SAFETY-AT-SEA SCHEDULE
HAS NOW BEEN POSTED!

Our highly acclaimed Junior Safety-At-Sea program designed for Junior sailors will be held held during the summer in many locations for 2016.

Click HERE to see the dates, locations, and other information.


The 2016 Hands-On Safety At Sea Seminar
scheduled was held on April 16, 2016

The Storm Trysail Foundation held a hands-on US Sailing certified Safety at Sea Seminar at the SUNY Maritime College on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

For your information, our sister club, the Cruising Club of America, is planning to hold a one day Safety at Sea Seminar in Newport, RI on June 16th. Below is a link to the information on that seminar if it is of interest to you. https://sas.cruisingclub.org/june16.

CLICK HERE to see a short video produced by Gary Jobson during last April's event. It will give you a good idea of what the seminar is all about.

CLICK HERE FOR THE SEMINAR WEB SITE

CLICK HERE FOR THE APRIL 2016 SAFETY AT SEA SEMINAR BOOKLET (pdf)

CLICK HERE FOR AN OUTLINE OF THE APRIL 2016 SEMINAR (pdf)

CLICK HERE FOR OUR FLYER DESCRIBING THE SEMINAR (pdf)

The CCA seminar is described in detail at www.bermudarace.com
Registration for this seminar can be found at http://sas.cruisingclub.org/


Storm Trysail Foundation Annual Seamanship and Sailing Legacy Dinner held on March 4th at American Yacht Club was a Huge Success! Recipient of the Sailing Legacy Award was presented to Charles "Butch Ulmer".

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION


SAVE THE DATE!
The 2016 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta will be October 8-9, 2016



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