Cheryl Steiner

Cheryl began sailing as an adult and became active in the community in 2016 while a student in the International Yacht Restoration School’s Marine Systems Program. She took sailing lessons through the Bristol Sailing Foundation in Bristol, RI, where she learned to handle Cape Cod Mercuries and J-22s. She went on to become an active participant in the Bristol Yacht Club’s Wednesday night race series and served as a grinder on a Sabre 36. She is certified by the American Boat and Yacht Council for Marine Electrical, Marine Systems, and Diesel Engines, and she currently works at a local boat shop as a marine electrician and engine mechanic. She serves as the conference registrar for the annual Women’s Sailing Conference and is passionate about empowering women and girls. Cheryl was elected to the board in 2017.