Bob Etter, male, 66

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Stamford, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America;
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
25T USCG Near Coastal Master, 1 Trans-Atlantic crossing (2005) numerous Ocean passages up and down the US Coast and to/from Bermuda and the Virgin Islands and Bahamas both as Skipper and Crew. Sailing for 30 years. Relocating to San Diego by way of 2 seasons in the Caribbean.
Smoking: smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Bob’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2015 37 Stamford/Portland, ME 300 Captain 2
2015 37 Portland, ME/Stamford 300 Captain 2
2010 37 Punta Gorda/Bermuda 900 Captain 4
2010 37 Bermuda/Stamford 700 Captain 4
2009 37 Stamford/Punta Gorda 1200 Captain 4
2008 37 Punta Gorda/Stamford 1200 Captain 0
2007 37 Stamford/Punta Gorda 1200 Captain 4
2006 37 Punta Gorda/Stamford 1200 Captain 4
2005 37 Colinjsplatt, NL/Newport 3500 Captain 4
2005 37 Stamford/Punta Gorda 1200 Captain 4
1990 47 St Martin/Newport, RI 1000 Watch-leader 6
1988 50 St Martin/Beaufort 1200 Watch-leader 4
1986 60 Miami/Huntington, NY 970 Crew 6
1985 42 St Thomas/Newport 1500 Crew 4
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