April 9, 2021
Register for an ORC Informational Zoom for Members and BI Race and BIRW competitors. Learn how the rule works and how it will be applied at STC events.
March 17, 2021
With just under 100 days left until Race Week, 150 teams have already joined Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville.
March 16, 2021
Join our half-day mini-seminar on April 10, 2021 via Zoom for a deep dive into Safety-At-Sea topics. This is not a certification course.
March 11, 2021
Overview, Findings, Best Practices, and Training Recommendations
February 26, 2021
Co-Hosted with the CCA and NAS, Rich du Moulin shares his knowledge as it applies to damage control in recreational sailing along and is joined by five other skippers who share their own survival stories.
February 15, 2021
The 75th edition will now start May 28, 2021 in Stamford, CT.
February 15, 2021
Robots may not have taken over the world (…yet), but this summer, they will be invading the waters of Block Island Sound.
February 3, 2021
70 Minute Recap Video on Leadership Both On and Off the Water Released – Detailed Written Report to Follow
January 26, 2021
Storm Trysail Club and Margaritaville Holdings today announced that for the second time, Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand known for escapism and fun, will be the presenting sponsor of the 29th edition of Block Island Race Week, one of the largest and most prestigious big boat regatta in the United States.
January 25, 2021
With 81 boats already registered for Storm Trysail Club’s 29th Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville, the 2021 edition is shaping up to be one of the biggest turnouts in recent years.
January 25, 2021
The North Light Society is for those sailors and volunteers who have participated in at least five Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Weeks, with graduating levels for the ten and fifteen regatta nautical-milestones.
November 6, 2020
NOR and Registration open for the 29th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race Week presented by Margaritaville that will occur June 21 -25, 2021. Photo: Steve Cloutier
November 5, 2020
This interview with Vice Commodore Ed Cesare was featured by the US Sailing. Photo by Steve Cloutier
October 26, 2020
The Chesapeake Station hosted a 3-day event for the first time since 2018 which also served as the ORC East Coast Championships.
October 23, 2020
Matt Gallagher, second from right, after placing second in the newly created and Storm Trysail Club-sponsored Team Challenge in the 2019 Mac. On the left is STC Member Rob Evans (J/109 – Goat Rodeo) and on the far right is STC Member Jim Murray (J/109 – Callisto), plus Matt’s wife and STC member Emmy Gallagher. Thanks for upholding Storm Trysail Club’s reputation in Offshore sailing!
September 25, 2020
Coastal Classic Will Feature Popular Two-Course Format; COVID-19 Safety Protocols Added
September 21, 2020
Co-Presented by the Storm Trysail Club and the Riverside Yacht Club September 19 and 20th, 41 local boats and race committee volunteers from the two clubs came out for the annual event culminating in three races over the two days.
September 18, 2020
The 2020 IOR has been cancelled due to restrictions on organized college sports by universities. A photo contest is launched to reminisce with a free Safety-at-Sea Seminar up for grabs.
September 2, 2020
Photo: Andrew & Linda Weiss’ Chris DragonXI / Copyright 2020, courtesy of Stamford YC and Rick Bannerot, ontheflyphoto.net
August 28, 2020
The annual event led by the Marblehead station looked a little different in 2020 but was still a successful respite for local sailors.
August 27, 2020
The Long Island Sound Championships PHRF and One-Design Racing – 9/19 – 9/20.
August 19, 2020
This article was written and posted by by David Schmidt on Sail-World ahead of the 2020 event August 23-25.
August 18, 2020
Photo by Dan Phelps/SpinSheet. The Annapolis Fall Regatta is back for 2020 as the ORC East Coast Championships with strict Covid safety standards to keep sailors safe.
August 8, 2020
The 4th Annual Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta (named after famed Marblehead, MA hero, America’s Cup winner, National Sailing Hall of Fame Inductee, and STC member) Ted Hood, is scheduled for August 21 – 23.
July 9, 2020
Photo: Philip Smith // Mass Bay ORRez and PHRF New England Mass Bay Championships At Stake
June 22, 2020
The 29th Block Island Race Week will occur June 21 -25, 2021. Photo: Steve Cloutier
May 22, 2020
The full Safety-At-Sea Library is now publicly available for a limited time, so please enjoy, learn, and stay safe out there.
May 18, 2020
Storm Trysail Club collaborated on a new paper with the Cruising Club of America to make recommendations focusing on the leadership and preparedness of a vessel.
May 15, 2020
There will be no Block Island Race in 2020. The 75th edition will now be in 2021. Stay safe!
May 14, 2020
Rich du Moulin published a great article on other approaches and insights to the Man Overboard Recovery in Windcheck Magazine.
April 2, 2020
Normally, reserved for our seminar participants only, the Storm Trysail Club is releasing a video each week for sailors to enjoy and learn while they are self-quarantining.
March 20, 2020
Health and safety are a top priority of the Storm Trysail Club and in the face of the evolving COVID-19 situation.
February 5, 2020
The NOR is posted and registration is open on Yacht Scoring for the 2020 Block Island Race which will begin on Friday, May 22.
December 20, 2019
The Storm Trysail Club to conduct a one-day Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on May 16, 2020
November 24, 2019
The event was held on November 15th at Indian Harbor Yacht Club, the original home of Carina when she was commissioned by the Nye family.
October 21, 2019
The Storm Trysail Club ran the first College Offshore Sailing Circuit (COSC) Fall Regatta on Oct.12-13 featuring a new-to-the-U.S. one-design fleet of 33’ Figaro 2’s.
October 14, 2019
It was drifty conditions over the weekend but a very successful weekend with Fordham University walking away with the Best Overall Performance Trophy.
April 1, 2018
Vestas 11th Hour Racing Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 04, sunset brings building winds and easy sailing on board Vestas 11th Hour. Photo by Amory Ross/Volvo Ocean Race. 05 January, 2018. Phone-in and live auction to take place this Friday evening.Phone-in and live auction to take place this Friday evening. The Storm Trysail […]
February 18, 2018
February 18th, 2018 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Storm Trysail Club. The founding of the club began during the 1936 Bermuda Race when a group of sailors set off on the schooner Salee. The ’36 race was bad, one of the worst in the history of the event. Many boats withdrew, but others elected […]
August 25, 2016
NEWPORT, R.I. (August 17, 2016) — For John Storck, the path to the 2016 Resolute Cup, the unofficial keelboat championship for American yacht clubs, had a most ordinary point of origination: the family dinner table. Resolute Cup 2016 logo“I am lucky enough to be born into this family where technical sailing speak is common dinner […]
August 12, 2016
Storm Trysail Club member Steve Benjamin has been named the 2015 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year in recognition of a year that featured 10 wins, including the Etchells North American Championship in Rye, NY and numerous wins in his offshore boats called SPOOKIE that is co-owned with his wife Heidi. Benjamin’s dominance in the Etchells […]
May 20, 2016
“Ernest Shackleton 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 […]
January 9, 2014
Offshore Sailing: You must be prepared. In a recent offshore regatta, numerous sailboats experienced steering system and other failures which required assistance and/or rescue by the U. S. Coast Guard when a weather system stalled offshore creating higher than expected sea states and winds. The Coast Guard responded using an array of assets to render […]
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