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Larchmont, NY - August 24, 2017 - This year’s event will be held on the weekend of October 7th and 8th at the Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, New York. This is an invitational event and will feature racing in approximately five classes of offshore yachts: J/105, J/109, J/44, PHRF 35 foot-boats and IRC 40-boats.

Some of the teams that have been invited include:

American University
Bates College
Boston University
Brown University
Bucknell University
Club Voile EDHEC
Colgate University
College of William and Mary
Denison University
Drexel University
Fairfield University
Georgetown University
Grand Valley State University
HEC Montreal
Maine Maritime Academy
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
McGill University
McMaster University
Miami University of Ohio
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Middlebury College
Norteastern University
Ohio State University
Penn State University
Queen's University
Roger Williams University
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stony Brook University
Sacred Heart University
SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime College
Syracuse University
The George Washington University
Tufts University
Tulane University
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
U.S. Military Academy
U.S. Naval Academy
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of New Hampshire
University of Rhode Island
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
University of Toledo
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt Sailing Team
Villanova University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Webb Institute
Western Michigan University
Williams College

The event has grown every year and last year we were able to accommodate almost 400 college sailors. Thanks to our high quality list of sponsors, some private donations, and the generosity of participating boat owners, Storm Trysail Foundation and Larchmont Yacht Club are able to run this regatta at no cost to the schools' sailing teams. Our sponsors include Rolex, North Sails, Gill North America, Safe Flight Instruments, Flintrock Construction, and Dimension-Polyant.For any of the Schools listed above who have been invited and have not yet responded, please email Lisa Schinella ASAP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know if your School plans on attending, or if you have any questions.

CLICK HERE for more information, results and photos from our prior Intercollegiate Offshore Regattas. 

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The Storm Trysail Foundation is a registered 501 (c) 3 whose mission is to educate young sailors as they bridge the gap between learning to sail and becoming accomplished blue water seamen, through a national program of events including:

Safety at Sea SUNY Maritme
Junior Safety at Sea Seminars (Larchmont, Newport, Perth Amboy, Annapolis, Shelter Island, Castine, Noank and Marblehead)
Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta
Annual Golf Tournament
Annual Seamanship Award Dinner

The Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta has been run by the Storm Trysail Foundation in conjunction with the Larchmont Yacht Club since 2006. 

We are looking for additional sponsors to help us expand the IOR and to continue the high quality of the event. There are three categories of sponsorship. If you think your company could be a possible sponsor we would appreciate hearing from you. We also established a new category of support for the event, the IOR Partner Supporter.

Sponsorship is available at the three levels:

Gold Sponsor $7500
Company Name and Logo on Storm Trysail Foundation website and IOR page with link
Full page color ad in the event program - back cover
Name on Official T-Shirt
Company Logo on all printed material
Banner on display during event
Promotional material inserted in over 400 participant packets

Silver Sponsor $2,500
Company name on STC/Intercollegiate page with link
Full page color ad in event program
Name on official T-shirt
Company Logo on all printed matter
Banner on display during regatta

IOR Partner Supporter $500.00
Your Name will be listed in the IOR program as an IOR Partner
IOR event polo shirt
2 tickets to the IOR Cocktail Party on Saturday, October 7th

The Storm Trysail Foundation would appreciate any support that you can give towards this event. If you have any questions or want to be a sponsor contact Marcy Trenholm email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone 914-834-2645.


Lenny Sitar 
Commodore Storm Trysail Club

John Fisher
Chairman, Storm Strysail Foundation

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