Dan Fritschen, male, 40

Ref 41995

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: San Francisco, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 300 coastal miles
Sailed large and small boats for 40 years. Actively raced in san francisco bay and ocean for 15 years on J35 and Santana 35 in all positions. Owned 20 and 30 foot sailboats. Have bareboated coastal cruising in California and BVI. Engineering education. Currently design and build homes. I know plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems. I can also navigate with or with out GPS/electronics. Seeking bluewater/extended cruise /delivery experience.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Dan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 300
Nights at sea: 1-10
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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