Sail Training International
Sail Training International a registered non-profit charitable organization.
A training and internship experience on a Tall Ship is seen internationally as an effective method to introduce young people aged 15 to 25 to meet standards and values, to develop team spirit, to find physical challenges and, above all, to learn about themselves. Sail Training International is the world’s leading organizer of sailing races and events and of sailing training related conferences and seminars. Sail Training International is managed by its national members. In the Netherlands this is Sail Training Association Netherlands (STAN), based in Oostvoorne under the chairmanship of Mr. Reinoud van der Heijden.