Bill Crich, male, 66

Ref 22894

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Makkum, Netherlands
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1350 ocean miles / 2985 coastal miles
Retired with homes in Italy and the Netherlands looking for crewing opportunities on coastal and short offshore passages. Also interested in "cruising partner" opportunities where I can continually refresh my boat handling, sailing and navigation skills. Have done quite a lot of inshore cruising in the Caribbean and Mediterranean and one offshore trip listed below. Holder of ICC.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Bill’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1350 / Coastal: 2985
Nights at sea: 11-49
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 VHF radiox

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2017 Beneteau First 47.7 Cogolin France/Gibraltar 889 Crew 6
2017 Beneteau 4.1 Trieste Italy/Siracusa Italy 720 Watch-leader 4
2016 Oyster 55 Oban Scotland/Bodo Norway 1345 Crew 5
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