Martin Hollenhorst, male, 62

Ref 18866

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Wiesbaden, Germany
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 30000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
We changed course to full time cruising in 2016 until 2020. We sailed our Boreal 52 „Cheglia“ more than 27.000 NM from Europe to Africa, Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, USA, Nova Scotia / Newfoundland and back to Caribbean, Panama, Galapagos, Polynesia, Cook, Tonga, Minerva, New Zealand. Corona stopped us, we shipped the boat to England and sailed her back to the Boreal Yard in Brittany. We sold her in 2021 and charter occasionally.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; German;
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Martin’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 30000 / 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
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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Sport Boat License German Sailing Association Captain 2016
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore 2014

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Boreal 52 Panama/Tonga 7000 Captain 3
2018 Boreal 52 Caribbean/South America 3000 Captain 3
2017 Boreal 52 Caribbean, Bahamas,/USA, Canada (Newfoundland), US East Coast, Bermuda, Carrebbean 7000 Captain 3
2016 Boreal 52 France/Caribbean 3200 Captain 4
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