Bruce Hogg, male, 72

Ref 22046

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Richlmond Hill, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10300 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
New information On top of what I have already accomplished I crewed on the ARC Europe in May 2018, Nov. 2018, Florida to BVI Nov. 2018, BVI to Florida March 2019, Florida to St. John's NL May - June 2019. I am available all the time. I am looking to do ocean crossings the ARC or other, and more costal sailing, Island hopping, learning and adventure. "Messing around in boats". I have been sailing all my life starting with dingys as a young teenager. Cursing on Great Lakes in Canada, costal sailing in the USA, BVI, and the Panama Canal, past owner of a 9 meter sailboat (for 12 years) good knowledge of boat systems, electrical, engine, rigging, and all facets of costal sailing. Offshore 1500 mile voyage in South East Asia, 600 miles from Bahamas to N. Carolina. 1000 miles from New York to Florida golf offshore, and 2900 nm ARC Europe. I am now retired so am in control of my time. I am in excellent physical shape (runner of 9 marathons, long distance cycling, hiking, canoeing). I have Canadian Power Squadron training up to and including Junior Navigator (celestial navigation). RYA Offshore Ocean certificate. I am an Advanced Scuba Diver, First Aid with CPR / AID adult, child and infant. I can cook a little, am very handy, can fix most things that break or figure out a work around. I am easy going and open minded, reliable, easy sense of humour and adventurous. Not high maintenance, having the ability to handle all sailing situations, navigation, all aspects of boat handling, Not looking to take over, but I have the skills to if necessary. Non smoking, social drinker. (No drugs or other illegal activities and expect the same).
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: not-say
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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Bruce’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10300 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Halas 63 Florida/St. John 2000 Watch-leader 3
2019 Halas 63 BVI /Florida 1150 Watch-leader 3
2018 Hylas 63 Florida/BVI 1150 Watch-leader 4 Independant
2018 Hylas 44 BVI/Azores 2900 Watch-leader 4 Arc Europe
2017 Island Packet 54 New York/Naples Florida 1000 Watch-leader 4 Independent
2016 Halsburg Rassy Bahamas/North Carolina 600 Watch-leader 3 Independent
2014 Island Packer 54 Bali/Thailand 1500 Watch-leader 5 Arc World
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