Chris Anco, male, 64

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Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Toronto, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 7400 ocean miles / 3550 coastal miles
Yachtmaster Ocean (Sail) Commercially Endorsed. I am retired and have the ability to travel on short notice. I enjoy Ocean sailing and participating in all that is required on the boat from maintenance to cooking. I am mechanically inclined and generally quite knowledgeable with all boat systems. I am actively looking to join crews for deliveries, rallies or passages on different types of sailing yachts. Certificates Held;  MCA RYA Yachtmaster Ocean (Sail) Commercially Endorsed  MCA STCW Proficiency in Medical Care on Board Ship,  MCA STCW Personal Sea Survival Techniques,  Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate (ENG1 equivalent) (exp.2022)  International Certificate of Operation of Pleasure Craft (ICC) Sail plus Power Vessels up to 10m  Canada Pleasure Craft Operator Certificate  GMDSS VHF Short Range Radio Certificate  Canada Restricted Operators Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement  RYA Radar Course  RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities  Hamble School of Yachting Yacht Maintenance Certificate  Hamble School of Yachting Meteorology Course  Diesel Maintenance Master Class + Advanced Diesel Diagnostics
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Chris’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 7400 / Coastal: 3550
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Valiant 40 Spring Cove MD USA/Malahide Ireland via Bermuda, Azores 4550 Watch-leader 2 ARC Europe 2022
2019 Clipper 60 Las Palmas Gran Canaria/Rodney Bay St Lucia via Cape Verde 3400 Watch-leader 11 ARC+
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