Chris Lanzone, male, 58

Ref 46153

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Dallas, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 300 coastal miles
Hello, my name is Chris Lanzone and I am 58 years old. I'm looking for a chance to participate in ARC 2021. Crossing the Atlantic has been a dream for several years, and have long believed that ARC 2021 would be the best way to achieve this goal. I completed ASA101,103,104,105,106 & 114 then began to charter catamarans in the BVI (when hurricanes & pandemics don't preempt our plans). I've have completed 2 very successful charters with family and friends. I will be adding ASA107, Celestial Navigation, to my sailing resume prior to the passage and I would like to practice this navigation skill during the voyage. I'm an Electrical Engineer by trade and will be retiring in August 2021. I'm handy with electronics, engine mechanics, and most boat systems. I'm have a very easy going personality and I'm a dedicated team player.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Chris’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 300
Nights at sea: 0
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
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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
Outboard engine maintenancex

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
ASA101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 114 American Sailing Association 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Catamaran BVI/BVI 110 Captain 8
2017 Catamaran St. Augustine, FL/St. Augustine, FL 20 Student 4
2017 Catamaran BVI/BVI 90 Captain 8
2013 Monohull BVI/BVI 90 Student 5
2012 Monohull Kemah, TX/Galveston, TX 50 Student 4
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