Daniel Lähde, male, 30

Ref 46002

Nationality: Finland
Currently based in: Espoo, Finland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 7500 coastal miles
I'm a 30 year old sailor from Finland. I'm looking for a chance to participate in ARC 2021 together with my good friend Otto. Crossing the Atlantic has already been a dream for us for several years, and we have long considered that Arc 2021 would be the best 30-year gift we could get. We are both experienced seafarers and have sailed in the Finnish and Swedish archipelago with our own boat since 2010. Now we own an Inferno 31 sailboat, but we have sailed with different sizes of sailboats, all from a classic IF (26 feet) to +40 feet sailboats. We both have an international boating license, VHF- and first aid training. In addition to the experience from our domestic archipelago, we have also sailed with +40 feet sailboats in the Mediterranean 3-4 times (Croatia and Greece). We are used to sailing in guards and working under command. In addition to what has been mentioned above, we are also very good company😊 Feel free to contact me if you want to know more about me or Otto.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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Daniel’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 7500
Nights at sea: 50+
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
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Sailboat (Inferno 31 feet) Turku/Archipelago sailing (Finland) 700 Captain 4
2019 Sailboat (Inferno 31 feet) Turku/Archipelago sailing (+Sweden) 700 Captain 4
2018 Sailboat (Marieholm IF) Turku/Aland Islands -> Turku 500 Captain 4
2017 Sailboat (Marieholm IF 26 feet) Turku/Gotland -> Tturku 800 Captain 4
2016 Sailboat (Marieholm IF 26 feet) Turku/Archipelago sailing 500 Captain 4
2015 Sailboat 43 feet beneteau Croatia/Croatia (archipelago sailing) 300 Crew 9
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