Larry Vaughn, male, 79

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Indianapolis, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; South America; South Pacific Islands; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 20000 coastal miles
USCG 50T Masters (USCG#3604818;) Skilled delivery captain; owned/operated crewed charter boat in British Virgin Islands for 15 years, doing experiential learning cruises. Owned 52' sloop; currently own 41' trawler and 25' sloop. High mechanical aptitude; decent cook. Extra Class HAM Radio operator (W9WTJ.) Retired business owner. Experienced delivery captain; coastal and blue water, Western Rivers, Great Lakes, Alaska. Graduate Purdue University and Harvard Business School. I enjoy providing blue water sailing/boating instruction. Kids okay (former Boy Scout leader.) I can provide my own crew, if needed. Experienced first aid, including cardiac life support training.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Allergic to cheese.
Languages: English;
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Larry’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 20000
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
Using radarx
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