LeechLine Communications : Suzy Leech
For over three decades, Suzy has competed around the globe as bowman, helm, tactician, and navigator. Racing boats from 12 to 160 feet, she has won over 30 International regattas, in 15 separate classes, and is a World Champion in three of them. One of her favorite expereinces was serving as "bowchick" for the 1995 America's Cup Women's Team.
Professionally, Suzy is an Aerospace Engineer who started her career developing data systems for NASA's International Space Station. She currently develops database-driven Apps & websites, and has conducted remote expeditions for National Geographic, UNESCO and ESPN. She has parlayed her experience in sailing to work both in-front of and behind the video camera — commentating, producing & filming on-board for ESPN, as well as sharing her message as a motivational speaker.
Suzy also strives to give back to the sailing community, providing advice and guidance via numerous Committees, Boards & non-profits. She is currently a Trustte of the New York Yacht Club and serves on their Membership Committee, the USNA Fales Committee, and the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation (CISF) Advisory Board.