Andy Colley, male, 62

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Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4000 ocean miles / 2500 coastal miles
Retired Professional photographer, PADI, IDC Staff SCUBA Instructor and underwater photographer. Keen to keep fit, Traveller, Adventurer. Short handed Trans ocean sailing experience. Very hands on. Love to get involved and hands dirty. Good sea cook. Im very easy going guy, who loves to meet new friends and take on new and exciting challenges. I/We regularly charter yachts for vacations and I have experience of yacht delivery and longer passages.
Smoking: no
Relationship status: Married
Dietary requirements: Love all food, no dietary restrictions.
Languages: English;
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Andy’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4000 / Coastal: 2500
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
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