Safety-at-Sea is at the heart of the Storm Trysail Club. We host Safety at Sea seminars, conferences, and webinars throughout the year for adults and youth sailors, and also provide free digital resources for the public. Our goal is to be leaders and provide education for all sailors to learn and stay safe while sailing.

Upcoming Seminars:

Houston Yacht Club

Sept 25th/26th

The Gulf Coast Safety-at-Sea Seminar will occur in person September 25 and 26. Spots are limited and only a few remain.

SUNY Maritime College


Due to COVID-19, the Storm Trysail Club has cancelled its one-day, US Sailing sanctioned Hands-on-Safety-at-Sea Seminar on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx.


Safety at Sea Resources:

Offshore Sailing Leadership Symposium Report

Safety at Sea Video Library

Guidelines for Rendering Assistance while Racing

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