Charles Xelot, male, 36

Ref 44124

Nationality: France
Currently based in: Moscow, Russian Federation
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 250 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I am a professional photographer and a freediver. I have some experience on small sailing boat and I am taking every opoortunity to learn more. During the last years I have explored a lot the Artic area of Russia. I have spend some time on ice-breakers, tankers and cargo in the Arctic sea. I have also spend a lot of time with local tribes photographing traditional whale hunting on the Bering sea. I am looking to gain experience at sea and to explore remote areas. I will be happy to exchange my photos for the opportunity to embark and take part in expeditions.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French; Russian;
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Charles’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 250 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Crew
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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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 45’ sloop Bodrum/Bodrum 150 Crew 3
2018 LNG tanker Sabetta (Yamal)/Saint Nazaire 3 Other 24
2018 35’ power boat ANADYR (Barents sea)/Lorino (Barents sea) 500 Crew 4
2017 Cargo Arkhangelsk /Sabetta (Yamal) 3000 Other 15
2016 60’ wooden ketch Saint brieuc/Jersey 50 Crew 8
2015 35’ sloop Dodecanese island/Dodecanese island 350 Crew 2
2015 35’ sloop Saint malo/Paimpol 50 Student 3
2014 35´ steel sloop St tropez/Corsica 250 Crew 4
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