Barry Mason, male, 56

Ref 42817

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: London, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 400 coastal miles
I'm married with three grown up children, I took my Day Skipper license in 2008 but have done very little sailing as a skipper but spent quite a bit of time on boats and in that environment diving. I am quite mechanically minded as I started my working life as a mechanic. I am easy to get along with, have a good sense of humour and difficult to offend. I have an Advanced Open water diver qualification, very fit and hard working. Very tidy and organised and whilst what I know could fill a book, i'm aware that what I don't know could fill a library. On the downside i'll be perfectly honest and say i'm not much of a cook but happy to learn and I can open a tin as well as anybody. If there is anything you want to know, please ask.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None, I don't like cheese as a rule bit it's not an allergy.
Languages: English;
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Barry’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 400
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: New to sailing
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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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2016 SV Tenacious Tall Ship Suva/Lautoka 156 Crew 50
2008 Jeanneau 35 Chatham/Chatham 142 Student 5
2008 Lagoon 380 Kremik/Kremik 81 Captain 5
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