Foundation News

September 2, 2021

Sixteen junior sailors had a great day on and off the water attending a Storm Trysail Club Junior Safety at Sea seminar hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club. Aged 12 – 17, the junior sailors got a taste of big boat racing while learning important lessons on how to safely cruise or race offshore. Most […]

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 18, 2019

“What I learned at the Storm Trysail Club’s Hands-On Safety at Sea Seminar turned out to be invaluable during this storm and the ensuing rescue.” Posted on July 18, 2019 – Courtesy of WindCheck Magazine

June 22, 2019

Twenty-four young sailors from throughout the Chicago are spent a day learning about big boat and offshore safety at a Stormy Trysail Foundation Junior Safety at Sea seminar held June 22, 2019 at the Jackson Park Yacht Club.

October 11, 2016

After Initial Scare, Weather Gods Cooperate at the 2016 IOR

August 22, 2015

The 2015 golf tournament was a great success with excellent camaraderie, and despite the earlier weather, terrific tee-time weather made for ideal course conditions.

August 22, 2016

The 7th Annual Storm Trysail Golf Tournament at Newport National Golf Course was held on Monday, August 22, 2016.

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 […]

March 1, 2018

Cocktails 6:30 pm Dinner at 7:45 pm Live and Silent Auctions Beach Point Club 900 Rushmore Avenue Mamaroneck, NY 10543 The Seamanship Award – – Rich Wilson The Legacy Award – Honoring Outstanding Women in Sailing In recognition of their tireless contributions to the sport of sailing over the past forty years, The Foundation is […]

April 13, 2018

Funds to be used for Junior Safety-At-Sea programs and other initiatives.

November 27, 2017

Youth getting hands on offshore equipment training on Dave Irish’s No Surprise. It’s not so much thinking out of the box; it’s realizing that we built the box and that we must climb out of it. That’s the scenario with introducing young people to keelboat sailing. The growth of organized youth sailing in the USA […]

March 27, 2017

Seamanship Award – The Crew of High Noon The Foundation presented its Seamanship award to the entire crew of High Noon for its outstanding performance, first to finish, in the 2017 Newport Bermuda Race St. David’s Lighthouse Division. High Noon crew – left to right – Richard O’Leary, Brooks Daley, Hector McKemey, Carina Becker, Peter Becker, […]

July 21, 2017

Larchmont, N.Y. July 21, 2017 — Storm Trysail’s 21st Larchmont Junior Safety at Sea Seminar set a new standard for our seminars.  Total attendance of juniors and their instructors totaled approximately 215.  Twenty boats ranging from a J/92 Thin Man to the Sydney 43 Christopher Dragon and Nielsen 46 Froya experienced a great sailing day, light northerlies in the morning and 12-18 […]

August 13, 2016

Storm Trysail Foundation Annual Seamanship and Sailing Legacy Dinner held on Friday, March 4, 2016 at American Yacht Club was a Huge Success! Recipient of the Sailing Legacy Award was presented to Charles “Butch Ulmer”. The Seamanship Award was presented to Charlie Enright and crew of Alvimedica for the Volvo Ocean Race.  

August 25, 2015

The 6th annual Storm Trysail Foundation Golf Outing was held on Monday, August 24th at the Newport National Golf Course. This event was open to Storm Trysail Club members as well as non-members and featured a Live Auction, a Raffle, Food & Fun!

April 11, 2015

The Storm Trysail Foundation celebrated their 2015 class of Sailing Legacy honorees: Arthur J. (Tuna) Wullschleger, Jakob Isbrandtsen and James D. Bishop. On the evening of Saturday April 11th at American Yacht Club, we highlighted the many of the on and off the water accomplishments of these distinguished gentlemen. All are noted yachtsmen, past commodores […]

May 18, 2019

The Storm Trysail Foundation hosted its annual US Sailing-sanctioned Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on Saturday May 18, 2019, at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, New York

May 21, 2018

Storm Trysail’s Annual Hands-On Seminar was held Saturday, May 20, at the SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in the Bronx, NY. This is the fifth such Seminar and we continue to evolve the concept of a one day seminar to achieve World Sailing certification.

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