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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.

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 20, 2019

The Storm Trysail Club to conduct a one-day Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on May 16, 2020