Andrin Hochuli, male, 28

Ref 48410

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: Bern, Switzerland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 0 coastal miles
Hei there :) My name is Andrin, 27 years old from Switzerland. I just got graduated in food science and now preparing a gap year travelling to south america. The past month I was travelling by van in spain and now I'm looking to be taken by the winds. So it would be a pleasure to join you on your trip from around Gibraltar to Canarian Islands and/or from Canarian Islands to Caribbean Islands. In the last two years I gained my first sailing experience in inland waters (Lake of Thun). I've completed two 1-week sailing courses and got my sailing license for inland waters. Anyway, I haven't had any offshore experience at sea yet. However, I have a quick grasp and am ready to sail according to your instructions and develop my sailing skills further. My motivation comes on the one hand from the passion for sailing and on the other hand being able to discover the world and to complete a sustainable journey. Fair winds :) Andrin
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: vegetarian
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish;
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Andrin’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 0
Nights at sea: 0
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
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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
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