Brad Beach, male, 54

Ref 31475

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Odense, Denmark
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 250 coastal miles
Lifelong sailor, but only now documenting experience in preparation for 3yr circumnavigation starting in 2022/2023. Interested in a watch leader or general crew position. Want to learn/help with passage planning, provisioning, piloting, weather observations, navigation, radio communications, GPS, and celestial navigation. Currently in a flexible position to join a 1-3 month passage. Preferably an RYA qualifying ocean passage. Healthy, fit, hardworking team member with mechanical, electrical, and first aid skills.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Brad’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 250
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Diesel Engine Repair Course RYA 2019
SRC OFCAM 2019
PPR RYA 2018
ICC RYA 2018
Day Skipper RYA 2018

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Bianca 28 Faaborg/Local 35 Captain 5
2020 Bianca 28 Koge/Faaborg 97 Captain 2
2018 Harmony 42 Croatia/Croatia 130 Captain 6
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