Andreas Sjöholm, male, 38

Ref 40863

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Stockholm, Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
Mainly here to find a boat for ARC 2020. Competing in ORCi in Baltic region the last 8 years. Swedish/Europeans/World championships in Almaviva Sail Racing, a happy amateur team based in Stockholm. We currently racing a First 40 but had a J/109 before. Also frequently participating in the classic ÅF Offshore Race (Gotland runt) in Stockholm. I am currently pitman also handling navigation, routing and performance analytics in our team. Previously mastman but can work as trimmer as well as foredecker. I am 165 cm and 60 kg. I work as an IT Solution Architekt/Consultant for a small IT security company based in Stockholm/Chicago. I have two kids aged 6 and 3 years old, who are bilingual Swedish-German. Willing to further educate or certify me as preparation for a race.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German;
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Andreas’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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 relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Swedish inshore qualification The Swedish Council for the Education and Training of Yachtsmen (NFB) 2000

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 First40 Stockholm/Gotland 200 Watch-leader 11 ÅF Offshore Race
2019 First40 Stockholm/Oxelösund 100 Watch-leader 11 ORCI Europeans
2017 First40 Stockholm/Gotland 200 Watch-leader 11 ÅF Offshore Race
2017 First40 Stockholm/Gdansk 200 Watch-leader 11 OCI Europeans
2016 First40 Stockholm/Copenhagen 400 Watch-leader 11 ORCI World Championship
2015 First40 Stockholm/Pärnu 200 Crew 11 ORCI Europeans
2000 Schooner St Malo/Sheatlands 1200 Crew 50 Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races
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