BERKAN AKSU, male, 32

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Nationality: Turkey
Currently based in: , Turkey
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: -4000 ocean miles / 30000 coastal miles
It is Berkan Aksu, I am IYT Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor in Turkey and offshore racer in Turkish National Team for so long.    I acrossed the Atlantic with mini 6.50 at the age of 16, I want to join as a member in a team this year and I want to across with my students next year. 
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: not-say
Dietary requirements: no restrictions
Languages: English; German;
Social Links:

BERKAN’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: -4000 / Coastal: 30000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean 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
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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 650 Sableis De Lone/Barcelona 1000 Captain 0
2020 Hanse 415 United Kingdom/Turkey 4500 Captain 0
2018 Bavaria 33 Denmark/Crotia 3000 Captain 0
2006 650 Portugal/St Martin 2800 Watch-leader 0
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