Anna Richley, female, 55

Ref 36064

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Gibsons, Sunshine Coast, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 800 coastal miles
I am a fun, fit, calm, flexible, resourceful, easy going team player with a positive can do attitude. I have had over a 15 years of sailing experience and in the last five years as skipper of my own sailboat.. The majority of my experience has been cruising although in the last four years I have been racing every week in local and provincial races on a number of different boats. I have just competed the ARC 2019 Las Palmas to St Lucia on a Beneteau FIrst 40.7 in the racing division and loved it I am an active duty advanced crew with Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Unit 14. I train weekly on the water with SAR as well as attending classroom sessions and joint training exercises with other emergency service providers. In the past, I have worked with Outward Board for several years and more recently have completed 5 overseas missions of 3-12 months in duration with Doctors Without Borders. Both of these experiences have equipped me well to live in confined spaces with others in challenging contexts. I am looking to broaden my sailing experience build miles and to be an active crew on a boat making major crossings. I am particularly interested in joining the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers this November. If it sounds like this would be a fit for you and your boat, I would welcome hearing from you.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Anna’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 800
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Basic
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Marine First Aid Canadian Red Cross 2022
Marine First Aid Canadian Red Cross Basic 2018
Fundamentals of Weather Canadian Power and Sail Squadron 2018
Sailing Theory Canadian Power and Sail Squadron 2016
Marine Navigation and Coastal Navigation Canadian Power and Sail Squadron 14
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Advanced Crew 0
Restricted Operators Certificate Maritime Radio Canadian Power and Sail Squadron 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Catalina 25 Gibsons/Gulf Islands 350 Captain 2
2019 Catalina 25 Gibsons/Desolation Sound 500 Captain 2
2019 Benetau First 40.7 Las Palmas/St Lucia 3000 Crew 5 ARC
2018 Catalina 25 Gibsons/Desolation Sound 400 Captain 2
2017 Catalina 25 Gibsons/Gulf Islands 300 Captain 2
2015 Yamaha 25 Gibsons/Jedidiah and Laqsueti 150 Crew 2
2012 Yamaha 25 Gibsons/Desolation Sound 400 Crew 2
2011 Yahamha 25 Gibsons/San Juan Islands 500 Crew 2
2010 Yamaha 25 Gibsons/Gulf Islands 300 Crew 2
2009 Yamaha 25 Gibsons/Desolation Sound 500 Crew 2
January 0 C and C 40 Vancouver/Sisters Islets 100 Crew 8 Southern Straits Race
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