Arthur Ripard, male, 45

Ref 48134

Nationality: Malta
Currently based in: St Julians, Malta
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I am a boat owner who has enjoyed cruising the Med over the past 8 years on my Jeanneau SO 42 and Beneteau First 38. I now wish to sail further afield and would be particularly interested in doing an Atlantic crossing (ARC / Vikings Rally / independent). Unfortunately my family cannot travel so I am would be interested to join other like-minded sailors to share their adventure. I am 45 years old, married with 2 kids, used to work in finance / management, keen to share knowledge and learn from others ... seeking to use free time to do some more sailing, fishing and enjoy a new adventure
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: No dietary dislikes
Languages: English; Italian;
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Arthur’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Malta Maritime Authority 2013

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Jeanneau SO 42i Malta /Sardegna x2, Ionian in Greece x2 700 Captain 4 Annual 1-month sailing holiday x 4 years
2014 J122 Malta/Malta 606 Crew 9 Middle Sea Race x 3
2013 J122 St Tropez/Genoa 600 Crew 9 Giraglia Rolex Cup
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