Christoffer Karlsson, male, 30

Ref 43412

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: , Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Tech Entrepreneur and passionate sailor looking for opportunity to join ARC / other Atlantic Voyage 2020. Extensive coastal sailing experience & a few multi-day offshore competitions in rough sea, now looking to broaden my horizon and join 1st longer blue ocean leg. Eager to learn from experienced sailors and comfortable with most tasks onboard, night watch, etc!. So far no issues with sea sickness. Hold an M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and currently have a flexible job within business strategy. Very passionate about building companies and previously co-founded a tech startup. Have lived in multiple countries, with current base being Stockholm, Sweden. Into must-things-fun and avid kitesurfer, climber, diver as well as wannabe adventure photographer.
Smoking: non-smoker
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Languages: English; German;
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Christoffer’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Diva 39 Stockholm/Gotland 311 Watch-leader 4 ÅF Offshore Race
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