Annalisa Round, female, 33

Ref 31694

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Brighton, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; South Pacific Islands;
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 1800 coastal miles
Hello, Hola, Bonjour, Olá! I'm interested in finding a Competent Crew position crossing the Atlantic in January 2022. Would be up for the ARC or an independent crossing. Would love to hear from you if you're doing the trip and need a crew member! I have 6000+ nautical miles experience, and have just passed my RYA yacht master theory, (preparing for the practical next year). Crossed the Pacific last year, cruised around there for 6 months, have done a boat delivery Ibiza to the Canaries, transited the Panama canal a few times as well as a 6 month summer job as deckhand on board a 42' Beneteau in the Med. Have done night watches so am confident doing those solo. I also gained a fair amount of yacht racing experience in Australia, Sydney Harbour for a couple of years when I lived there 2017 - 2019 and obtained my Day Skipper / ICC license with Flying Fish, Sydney. I've been regularly racing in Brighton over the Summer (dinghies and yachts!) and am confident on monos and cats. I have an up to date STCW 95 and ENG1 certificate. I speak Spanish, French and (basic) Portuguese in addition to my native English and am a qualified yoga instructor too. I am a fun, hands-on capable crew member, happy to pitch in reasonable shared costs for the trip. ​ Please feel free to get in touch :-) Cheers, Annalisa
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: not-say
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French; Spanish; Portuguese (beginner level)
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Annalisa’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 1800
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
First Aid St Johns Ambulance 2019
STCW 95 UK Maritime & Coastal Agency 2019
Day Skipper Practical & Theory RYA 2019

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Sun reef Galapagos/Nuka Hiva 2900 Crew 7 World ARC
2020 X Yacht Nuka Hiva/Tahiti 700 Watch-leader 5
2020 Prestige 50 Society Islands - Tahiti, Maupiti, Bora Bora, Raiatea, Huahine /Tuamotos 1200 Watch-leader 2
2019 Mason Ketch 53 Ibiza/Gran Canaria 900 Watch-leader 4
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