Arnau Blanch Vilageliu, male, 38

Ref 17566

Nationality: Spain
Currently based in: Barcelona, Spain
Looking for: Caribbean; South America;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Hi there! I'm a photographer, artist based in Barcelona, Spain. I've been sailing with my parents sice ten years ago. Nowadays they own a Comet 45. I've been thinking about the Atlantic crossing from long time and I know it would be impossible for my parents to do it for medical reasons. So now I'm looking for a boat to make it possible. In my life I've worked in many different jobs; from a cocker to a carpenter. Nowadays I work in the advertisement industry as art direction assistant, that it's mainly building the decoration on an advertising spot. Also, I have an artistic project in Ecuador, and to finish it, I have to go back and stay there a couple of months in the northern area of Ibarra. And this time I want to understand the distance, the ocean and the time needed to get from this far away points in the map.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Only Lactose Intolerance
Languages: English; Spanish; Catalan
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Arnau’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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
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