Sheila McCurdy

Sheila McCurdy

Vice Commodore at Cruising Club of America

Location:
298 Winslow Way West, Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States

General Information

Experience

Offshore Instructor  - Orange Coast College

Chair of the National Faculty  - SafetyatSea Ltd

Chairman  - National Faculty for US Sailing

Adviser To the Maritime Studies Program  - New York Medical College

Education

Smith College

A.B.  - Brown University

B.A.  - Yale University

J.D.  - Catholic University

master's degree  - Marine Affairs , 

Affiliations

Trustee  - Mystic Seaport

Board Member  - US Sailing

Advisor To the Sailing Program  - U.S. Naval Academy

Member of the Committee  - Fales & Co

Seminar Moderators and Trainers  - Sea Seminars

Trustee  - New York Yacht Club

Committee Member  - Bermuda Race

Recent News  

Sheila McCurdy and Ron Trossbach
Please meet our Safety on the Inland Seas instructional team, Sheila McCurdy and Ron Trossback. Sheila McCurdy Sheila is a 100,000 mile-plus sailor, and is a past commodore of the Cruising Club of America (CCA). She certifies cruising instructors for US Sailing and runs Safety at Sea seminars, plus serves in numerous other boating industry roles. Join Cruising Club of America, US SAILING, and Safety at Sea Seminar moderators and trainers Ron Trossbach and Sheila McCurdy as they bring their combined thousands of sea miles of experience to this critically important topic for every skipper and crew.

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Sheila McCurdy and Ron Trossbach
In partnership with the Cruising Club of America, GLCCSchool is pleased to present extensively experienced boaters and moderators/moderator leaders for US Sailing's Safety at Sea seminars, Sheila McCurdy and Ron Trossbach, and their Safety for Cruising Couples class. For this year's class Sheila McCurdy has invited Ron Trossbach to team with her in addressing a number of additional topics not covered in last year's session, including in part how to effectively use your VHF's Digital Selective Calling (DSC) features as a significant new tool in emergency situations, how to approach some of the unique considerations when dealing with emergency events aboard power boats, and more. Sheila McCurdy Sheila is a 100,000 mile-plus sailor, past commodore of the Cruising Club of America (CCA), chair of US Sailing's training committee and Safety at Sea Instructor, plus serves in numerous other boating industry roles.

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“My involvement with organizing the Bermuda Race started when I was 29. Sheila McCurdy, who was then the first female Commodore of the Cruising Club of America, appointed me Fleet Captain of the CCA.

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