Clive Dodd, male, 56

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Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Denbigh, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 795 coastal miles
I have sailed in various forms since age 16, I did RYA1+2 dinghy about 10 years ago and after a break for a few years then owned and raced a Nacra 16 beach catamaran whilst living in Dubai and working as an A380 Captain for Emirates since 2015 until being made redundant due to covid in 2020. I sailed for 1 week on an Oceanis 46.1 from Athens in 2019 and then completed Day skipper practical on the Atlantic coast of Spain having previously passed the theory. I also hold the RYA VHF SRC licence. I have also crewed on race keel boats from Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, including a trimaran and Synergy 1000 high performance keel boat. In summer 2021 I spent just over 2 weeks in Seychelles, the first week as skipper of a Lagoon 380 and last 8 days as skipper of a Lagoon 42. In November - December I passed RYA Coastal Skipper theory and then practical sailing out of Largs on the West Coast of Scotland, with a lot of night sailing during the course. I am looking to gain hours and experience towards hopefully eventually obtaining Yachtmaster Ocean. At present I have about 600 miles at sea in keel boats and ocean going catamarans.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
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Languages: English; Spanish;
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Clive’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 795
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA Coastal Skipper RYA GoWest 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Lagoon 42 Southampton/Cadiz 1200 Captain 3 Delivery
January 0 Sun Odyssey 37 Ayamonte, Spain (Atlantic coast)/Ayamonte, Spain (Atlantic coast) 100 Student 5 RYA Day Skipper Course
January 0 Lagoon 42 and 380 Mahe, Seychelles/Mahe, Seychelles 216 Captain 6
January 0 Jeanneau 42.2 Largs, Scotland/Largs, Scotland 120 Student 6 RYA Coastal Skipper Course
January 0 Oceanis 46.1 Athens/Athens 159 Crew 6
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