Introduction

Here at Sail Training International our purpose is the development and education of young people through the sail training experience, regardless of nationality, culture, religion, gender or social background.  We are a registered charity (not-for-profit organisation) and have worldwide membership and activities.

We achieve our purpose through a range of activities and services, including:

  • conferences and seminars
  • races and other events for sail training Tall Ships
  • publications and DVD presentations
  • international research
  • the Ships Council (whose membership of the Tall Ships Forum and Small Ships Forum are the operators of many of the world's sail training tall ships.)
  • the Sail Training International Youth (whose members are under the age of 26 and represent the interests of young sail trainers around the world)

Our Members are the National Sail Training Organisations of:

Australia France Lithuania Spain
Belgium Germany Netherlands Sweden
Bermuda Greece New Zealand United Kingdom
Canada Hungary Norway United States of America
Croatia India Poland
Denmark Ireland Portugal
Estonia Italy Russia
Finland Latvia South Africa

Other countries that have sail training vessels and participate in events organised by Sail Training International include:

Argentina                  
Faroe Islands        
Romania
Brazil
Indonesia
Uruguay
Bulgaria
Japan
 
Cayman Islands
Malaysia
 
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
 
Czech Republic
Oman