Alex Monaghan, male, 28

Ref 37604

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: , France
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5200 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
I used to be a multidisciplinary engineer at Hartlepool Power Station My career there was as an electrical apprentice for 4 years, 5 years as an electrical technician and 2 as an engineer. I have sailed a few times on my fathers boats as skipper, hunter legend 40.5 and “shearmyste” a 55ft ketch. I also have completed an Atlantic crossing with tall ships youth trust as a watch leader. I can carry out all jobs that a vessel will require to undertake any sort of passage
Smoking: smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Alex’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5200 / Coastal: 1500
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
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Basic
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None
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Challenge 72 Portsmouth /Gran Canaria 2100 Crew 14 Deep Sea Challenge
2019 Challenge 72 Gran Canaria/Saint Lucia 3100 Watch-leader 16 ARC
2017 55ft Ketch Ouistreham/Cherbourg 80 Captain 4 Independant
2016 55ft Ketch Hull/Shotley 150 Captain 4 Independant
2015 55ft Ketch Lowestoft/Wells Next The Sea 70 Captain 4 Independant
2013 Challenge 72 Cowes/Plymouth 632 Crew 16 Fastnet
2011 Challenge 72 Cowes/Plymouth 608 Crew 16 Fastnet
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