Claus Kinder, male, 70

Ref 47978

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Cottekill, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; South East Asia & East Asia; South Pacific Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Adventurous sailor seeking bucket list voyages. Easy going with a can/will do attitude. 35 years sailing from Hobie Cats to bare boat chartering 49' monohulls and 45' cats throughout the Caribbean. Engineer through education and experience. Best case is that my wife Larysa can join too. She has costal sea legs and a great cook. From mid June through mid August our calendar is wide open.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; German;
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Claus’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6000 / Coastal: 3000
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
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
MCC 50T Inland, Sail, Tow USCG 2018

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 46ft Lagon Gran Canaria/St. Lucia 2700 Crew 4 ARC
2022 49 Hylas Puerto Rico/St. Augustine, FL 1 Watch-leader 3
2021 49 Hylas Virginia /Antigua 1 Crew 4 Salty Dawg
2020 42 Antigua/St. Lucia 400 Crew 3
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