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Ms. Sheila McCurdy

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Board Member

Phone: (562) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  United States
US Sailing
5489 E. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach , California 90803
United States

Company Description: The US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Smith College
  • A.B.
    Brown University
  • J.D.
    Catholic University
  • B.A.
    Yale University
64 Total References
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United States Sailing Association | Board of Directors, 21 Aug 2015 [cached]
Sheila McCurdy Director
US SAILOR of the Week, 6 July 2008 [cached]
Sheila McCurdy
Sheila McCurdy Sheila McCurdy, the only female skipper in the 2008 Newport to Bermuda Race recently lead Selkie (a McCurdy-Rhodes designed by her father Jim McCurdy), to a second place overall finish in the St. David’s Lighthouse division.
When Sheila skippered Selkie to a second place finish overall in the 1994 Newport to Bermuda Race, his recommendation was adopted. In 2009, Sheila will be installed as the first female Commodore of the prestigious Cruising Club of America (CCA). In addition to her ground-breaking accomplishments, McCurdy has given much back to the sport of sailing including countless of hours of volunteer work. She serves as Vice Chair of the US SAILING’s Training Committee and head of US SAILING’s National Faculty, a volunteer body of experts tasked with the responsibility of updating, revising and developing training programs, testing materials and publications. Additionally, she serves as a safety officer instructing scores of service academy midshipmen on offshore crossings. Sheila was recently quoted: “I race offshore because of the challenge. It’s like a triathlon.
Sheila’s passion for sailing is demonstrated not only by her remarkable skill and accomplishment, but also by her willingness and ability to share her knowledge with others.†As the Commodore of the Cruising Club of America, McCurdy anticipates a busy 2009 working with the joint Newport Bermuda Race committees to improve logistics and operations and provide good customer service. “After all, she says, we do this race for the sailors.â€
Board of Trustees | Mystic Seaport, 3 Sept 2015 [cached]
Sheila McCurdy - Middletown, RI
Sheila McCurdy Named Rhode ..., 2 May 2011 [cached]
Sheila McCurdy Named Rhode Island Boater of the Year!
Middletown resident Sheila McCurdy, a near-legendary figure in recreational sailing in the U.S., was named "Rhode Island Boater of the Year" by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association at opening day ceremonies of the Providence Boat Show! She was given the group's John H. Chafee Award, named after the former Rhode Island Governor and Senator in recognition for all he did on behalf of the marine industry when he was in office.
In presenting the award, Tom Rich, President of New England Boatworks in Portsmouth and President of RIMTA, praised Ms. McCurdy, saying: "Sheila has excelled in sailing individually and has given an equal amount back to recreational boating through her work and volunteer pursuits.
Besides a long list of personal achievements in sailing, Ms. McCurdy serves as Commodore of the Cruising Club of America - well-known for running the Newport Bermuda Race with the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club - being the first women to hold the post in the history of the club. She is also a trustee of the New York Yacht Club and, for many years, she has been a member of the US Sailing's Training and Safety-at-Sea Committees as well as Chair of the organization's National Faculty which creates the instructional standards and training materials for boating instructors and students nationwide. She has been an advisor to the US Naval Academy sailing program as a member of the Fales Committee for 15 years and she is an advisor to the Maritime Studies Program at New York Maritime College (SUNY).
The members of the Independent Review ..., 2 Aug 2011 [cached]
The members of the Independent Review Panel are Chuck Hawley (Chairman / Santa Cruz, Calif.), Sheila McCurdy (Middletown, R.I.), Ralph Naranjo (Annapolis, Md.) and John Rousmaniere (New York, N.Y.).
Sheila McCurdy - McCurdy has logged over 90,000 offshore miles, including 15 Newport Bermuda Races, two Marion Bermuda Races and many other races on either side of the Atlantic. As skipper and navigator in the 1994 and 2008 Newport Bermuda Races, she and her crew finished second overall in divisions of over 120 boats in her family boat, Selkie, a 38-foot cutter designed by her late father, Jim McCurdy. She runs US SAILING's National Faculty for Training and is a moderator for Safety-at-Sea Seminars.
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