Alexander Huber, male, 19

Ref 48290

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: London, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
I’m a keen sailor, having learned to sail and race from the age of six in Bembridge and around the Isle of Wight – in Optimists, Scows, Fusions, RS Fevas, Laser 4.7s, J70s and a host of other boats. Sailed each summer and latterly instructed youth sailing. Royal Yachting Association (RYA) accreditations including: RYA Dinghy Instructor (2019), Powerboat Level 2, First Aid (2019); RYA Dinghy Instructor Training (2019). Competed in RS Feva Nationals (Weymouth) in 2016 and sailed singlehanded around the Isle of Wight in 2020, raising over £17k for a local charity. Some larger keel boat sailing including Royal Yacht Squadron J109 Youth Training Course in J109s (April 2019) and bareboat cruising with family in Mallorca, Croatia and Greece in an array of 45-50’ sailboats. Also solid motorboat handling skills. Am seeking added larger boat and offshore experience, including objective for trans- Atlantic passage.
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: 0 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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