Safety At Sea 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 […]

June 7, 2021

Summer Junior Safety at Sea Seminars have begun!

June 3, 2021

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

May 17, 2021

This seminar hosted in May 2021 was crossed burgee event sponsored by the Cruising Club of America, the Storm Trysail Club, and the New York Yacht Club, and the Larchmont Yacht Club.

April 28, 2021

This 2-hour seminar hosted in Spring 2021 was crossed burgee event sponsored by the Cruising Club of America, the Storm Trysail Club, and the New York Yacht Club, that invited experts to share their experiences, insights, and knowledge in how to prevent and manage a crew overboard emergency situation.

March 16, 2021

STC Webinar

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 3, 2021

70 Minute Recap Video on Leadership Both On and Off the Water Released – Detailed Written Report to Follow

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 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.

July 23, 2019

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly (pictured), Aviation Survival Technician Second Class, of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Cape Cod has been selected to receive the 2019 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

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.

May 20, 2019

The Storm Trysail Foundation’s 2019 Hands-on Safety-at-Sea Seminar Strives To Teach Safe Sailing

May 20, 2018

The seminar had over 260 attendees along with 50 plus boat owners, guest speakers, coaches and volunteers.

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