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History of Sail Training Foundation

The Sailing Foundation was started in 1952 by Harry Purinton.

Harry Purinton, the "father" of Sail Training Foundation, helps students move their pram to storage. A typical thing for Harry to do.

Rigging the wooden prams in the 1950's

Sailing in the Inner Bay in the 1970's

Learning to sail the prams in the 1980's

​STF students continue to sail out the SBYC clubhouse on Fridays and launch the fleet of 19' Flying Scots.