Bart Oosthuizen, male, 32

Ref 45730

Nationality: South Africa
Currently based in: Cape Town, South Africa
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 524 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
I am an easy going, friendly RYA Yachtmaster Offshore ticket holder, with stcw, and eng1. To me, Sailing and adventure is a passion. I've always been attracted to remote places and sailing is the perfect method to reach some of those remote spots. I'm not afraid of hard work and long hours. I have a very broad general knowledge and sharing knowledge and learning is something i enjoy tremendously. I originally come from a strong Health and Safety background with 7 years' experience as a safety director for in the mining industry. As such the safety of crew, vessel and guests is of utmost importance to me. I enjoy sports on the more extreme side, as I had been a skydiving instructor in my early twenties and also did some paragliding. Though in recent years my attention to sports has diminished somewhat and I would like to become more active again.
Smoking: smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Certain fish and greens due to a digestive condition (under current medication)
Languages: English; Afrikaans
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Bart’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 524 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
VHF RYA Competent 2020
STCW Maritime Safety Training and Development 2020
Power Boat RYA Level 2 2020
Yachtmaster Offshore with Ocean Theory RYA Offshore with Ocean Theory 2020

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Beneteau 384 Langebaan, South Africa/South African South Coast 2534 Student 5
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