Safety At Sea News

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.

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 […]

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