Alexander Cussons, male, 19

Ref 37529

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Cagliari, Italy
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1750 ocean miles / 200 coastal miles
I am currently looking for an Atlantic crossing to get over to the Caribbean and find work for the winter. I am an experience sailor in both yachts and dinghies. I have had a lot of experience on smaller yachts (21’ and 41’). As well as my recent experience delivering and racing ‘Telefonica Black’ a Volvo 70. Aboard Telefonica Black my role as crew included coaching paying guests how to sail the boat, running the bow, as well as leading some night watches. On top of this I helped with general boat maintenance and carbon repairs. I have a keen interest in mechanics and engineering with experience repairing and servicing a whole range of things from performance Ferraris to 5HP outboards.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Alexander’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1750 / Coastal: 200
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Volvo 70 Palma/Malta 670 Crew 8
2019 Volvo 70 Malta/Malta 680 Crew 13 Rolex Middle Sea Race
2019 Volvo 70 Malta/Cagliari 400 Watch-leader 8
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