Cornelis de Wit, male, 30

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Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 2500 coastal miles
I am Cornelis, 29 years old and I live in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Very experienced sailor: have been sailing since I was a child and obtained diplomas in different categories. Done lots of sailing in the Netherlands, both on inland water as well as on the Wadden Sea and North Sea. In January 2020, I sailed a trans-Atlantic leg from Lanzarote to St. Lucia. I am always on the lookout for worldwide sailing opportunities, and since I enjoyed the Atlantic crossing a lot, would not hesitate to do another one. I love to travel, to cook and to learn new skills. As a person, I am enthusiastic, flexible, tidy and always good-spirited and positive. I live in Amsterdam and work in consultancy, which allows me to get some time off work. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions! E-mail: [email protected]
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French; German; Dutch
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Cornelis’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 2500
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Lanzarote, Canary Islands/St. Lucia 3000 Watch-leader 7 Independent
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