Christine Currie, female, 52

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Changes Seasonally. Middle Coast to West Coast to New Zealand, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 25000 ocean miles / 15000 coastal miles
Divemaster (Naui/Padi) Hamradio Tech + KF6YFG Writer Photographer Conversationalist Creative Geek Global Citizen at home in the world Travels light with a pen and a camera Working on a Podcast/Short Story Collection Spent 2019 sailing season in New Zealand, North Island. Spent 2018 sailing season in South America. Multiple Panama Canal deliveries Profile wouldn't update my age from the expired old profile, I just celebrated 55 fabulous years around the sun
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None. Cooks and Provisions for all dietary crew. Blessed with good fishing luck and when that fails, a speargun.
Languages: English; Spanish;
Social Links:

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http://@artfarmfennville

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http://www.artdujour.org


Christine’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 25000 / Coastal: 15000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
MIG welding/ OxyAcy torch Self Taught/Sculpture 0
Global Gypsy Lonely Planet, Latitude 38 0
Chef/Culinary Certificate CIA Napa 0
DiveMaster PADI/NAUI Divemaster. Rescue diver, first aid 0
KF6YFG FCC Tech Plus 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2012 Various, and dingy sailing in unsalted lakes Chicago/Saugatuck 400 Captain 1 seasonal summer fun
2007 Catana 431 ( second one I Mexico/Oakland 1500 Captain 4 cruiser
1999 Catana431 France/Barcelona/West Indies/Med for 3 years 4000 Captain 3 cruiser/ commisioned vessel in France for self sail
1994 Erikson 38, Golden Wave 42 California to Florida and Bay Area Based Live Aboard/Oakland California 0 Other 2 cruiser-liveaboard San Francisco Bay
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