Claus Kinder, male, 68

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Cottekill, United States
Looking for: Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South America; South East Asia & East Asia; South Pacific Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Adventurous sailor seeking bucket list voyages. Easy going with a can/will do attitude. Engineer through education and experience. 35 years sailing and bareboat chartering experience. MMC 50GT Inland, Sail, Tow. Volunteer Firefighter and USCG Auxiliary.
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: 1000 / 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
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
Using radarx
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