axel thieke, male, 66

Ref 2886

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Almunecar + Orgiva, Spain
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
physically and mentally fit, easy going, tranquile, responsible, can cook & repair, love reading ( can shut up ), 25 years living and working in southern spain, professionally still active as a G.P. and organic-olive farmer .
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None, omnivore and omnidrink
Languages: English; German; Spanish;
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axel’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean RYA shorebased 2012
capitan de yate spain highest spanish licence 2012

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 44 ft. catamaran gibraltar/athens 1500 Watch-leader 4 independent
2016 discovery 55 lisbon/palma de mallorca 700 Crew 6 independent
2014 44 ft. catamaran gibraltar/genua 900 Watch-leader 4 independent
2013 beneteau 41 antigua/azores 3000 Watch-leader 3 independent
2012 amel 55 las palmas/st. lucia 3000 Watch-leader 5 arc
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