Dermot O'Meara, male, 57

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Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Athlone, Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 18000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
Capable competent sailor with extensive offshore and ocean experience in various boats from 33 to 70 ft. I excel in provisioning a boat for a passage and am a good cook even in rough conditions, easy going and affable,happiest when making passage. An independent traveler looking for sailing opportunities in different locations. Any reasonable proposal on a well found boat with good crewmates will be considered.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; French;
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Dermot’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 18000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Using radarx
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