Christopher Harry, male, 71

Ref 15090

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Seattle, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 35000 ocean miles / 30000 coastal miles
I have owned sailboats for 58 years. 35 years of raciing, 40 years of cruising in the Pacific Northwest and 10 years of sailing mostly around the world. Very competent sailor. I am a retired engineer and, good with electronics, mechanics and communications. Can do navigation, weather routing, HF radio (have a HAM liecence) and satilite and terestial internet. Competent as watch leader or on solo watch. No medical or dietary restrictions, but do need a sea berth with cigarette lighter outlet for CPAP.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Christopher’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 35000 / Coastal: 30000
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
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Ham licensed, good at navigation, weather routing, communications FCC K7CPH 2010
Retired Engineer. Very good at mechanical, electrical and communications University of Florida 1977

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 CT49 Seattle/Alaska 3000 Captain 2
2012 CT 48 Seattle/Australia and back 35000 Captain 2
1995 Ericson 39 Seattle/Upper British Columbia 5000 Captain 2
1993 Columbia 30 Seattle/Glacier Bay Alaska 3000 Captain 2
1971 Islander 34 Miami/Bahamas 300 Captain 4
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