The Storm Trysail Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to support the education of young sailors, junior safety at sea, and intercollegiate big boat racing.
The Storm Trysail Foundation educates young sailors as they bridge the gap between learning to sail and becoming accomplished blue water seamen, through a national program of events including junior safety at sea seminars and intercollegiate big boat racing.
Our Safety@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.
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 of one-day Hands-On activities will be supplemented by online video presentations produced by the Storm Trysail Foundation and U.S. Sailing. These videos will provide additional learning that will enable attendees to qualify for full World Sailing (formerly ISAF) certification."
Maine Maritime Academy is pleased to host our Storm Trysail Foundation Jr. Safety@Sea Seminar on Monday, July 17, 2017. The Jr. Safety@Sea Seminar is also a unique opportunity 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. Come on out and support this wonderful event, and get all of the tips and training to go on to sail safely for many years to come.