30 Jan Suzy Leech
Suzy has spent her life on boats, including the bow in the 1995 America’s Cup, and since then as helm, tactician, and navigator on boats from her J70 to Super Yachts with Temptation/Oakcliff in between. She has won over 30 International regattas, in 15 separate classes, and is a World Champion in three of them. Suzy is an Aerospace Engineer who started her career developing data systems for NASA’s International Space Station. She currently develops database-driven websites, and has conducted remote expeditions for National Geographic, UNESCO and ESPN. She has also parlayed her experience in sailing to work both in-front of, and behind, the camera – commentating, producing & filming on-board for ESPN. She brings her energy and enthusiasm for sailing and fundraising to Oakcliff’s Board.