Bruce DeTorres, male, 66

Ref 1509

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Warren, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; South America; Antarctica & Sub-Antarctic Islands;
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
I am a qualified crew member and coastal skipper with great organizational skills. Currently an owner of a Pearson 26 which is used primarily for day sailing on the Metedecong River and Barnegat Bay in Brick, NJ. I have captained and crewed on charters in USVI, BVI, Croatia and Thailand. I also have delivery experience up and down the east coast of the US as captain and crew. I am handy with tools and comfortable in the kitchen/galley. USCG Master, 50 Ton, Inland and ASA Certified Instructor
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: not-say
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Bruce’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 1500
Nights at sea: 50+
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
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 VHF radiox
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