Adam Kane, male, 40

Ref 42936

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Geneva, Switzerland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
We are Adam, 40 and from the US and Susana, 30, from Colombia. We've been living in Geneva, Switzerland for the past 4 years and we are interested to sail around the Med and back to Latin America. I speak English and a bit of French and Spanish, Susana speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English, French and some German. Susana is just finishing her Master's in Translation, has worked as a project manager at a few companies, loves to play ultimate frisbee, hike, swim and photosynthesize :) I mostly work in communications (photography, video, writing, animation), and I have a Master's in Rural Development. I've also worked several years as a radio journalist, an outreach coordinator for a Univeristy, a mechanic (with a BS degree in Automotive Engineering Technology), a cook and a teacher in the past. I have some sailing experience having sailed twice around the Caribbean for a total of about 5 months, and the Baltic for 1 month. Susana doesn't have sailing experience, but is a quick learner. If you're interested to know more about us, we'd love to say hi, hear what your plans are and see if there is any way we could fit into them. We're both easy to get along with, enjoy a cold beer or a good wine and are good cooks!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French; Spanish;
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Adam’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Crew
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Sailing Skills Experienced
I have done this many times and am confident to help others less experienced. I am happy doing this day
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
I have not done this before
Steer a compass course x
Keep lookout/watch-keeping x
Trimming sails – mainsail and foresail/jib x
Reefing x
Working the foredeck – setting sails including spinnakers and cruising chutes x
Navigating with GPS and paper charts at sea x
Anchoring and handling anchors x
Cooking at sea x
Using dinghies with outboard motors x
Heaving-to and other heavy weather tactics x

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2014 Mariner 36 masthead sloop Sweden/Finland 0 2
2014 45 Leopard Catamaran Puerto Rico/Belieze 0 2
2011 Alubat OVNI 43 British Virigin Islands/Tobago 0 Crew 3
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