Safety At Sea News
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 3, 2021
70 Minute Recap Video on Leadership Both On and Off the Water Released – Detailed Written Report to Follow
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.
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.
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 […]