Safety At Sea News

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.

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.

December 20, 2019

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

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.

April 15, 2018

When Commodores get a bright idea, run for the hills. This is difficult near Houston where there are no hills, so the work fell to Storm Trysail members Chris and Karen Lewis of Houston – owners of the faster-than-Vamp J/44 Kenai - and highly (hardly) paid SAS moderator Rich du Moulin. Weak humor aside, this […]

January 1, 2018

The Storm Trysail Club Foundation will be hosting its annual US Sailing Sanctioned Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on Saturday May 19, 2018, at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, New York. Following on the success of the 2017 program, the 2018 Seminar will again offer two instructional tracks: Level 100 for new participants and Level 200 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 15, 2017

Our Safety at Sea Seminars are a unique opportunity for junior sailors to experience the thrill of big boat sailing while simultaneously being introduced to the important safety practices that could save a life out on the water.

March 1, 2017

The Storm Trysail Club, with the support of the Storm Trysail Foundation, will be hosting our fourth Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar on May 20, 2017, at the campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in the Bronx, New York. According to Event Chairman Charles "Butch" Ulmer, "The popular format […]

July 1, 2016

As the first week of summer program sailing started throughout the region, 18 students from throughout the Chesapeake and as far away as New York came to Annapolis YC to learn about Big Boat safety and skills at the Junior Safety at Sea Seminar, conducted by members of the Chesapeake Station of the Storm Trysail […]

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