Dave Jorgensen, male, 71

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Whiteville, North Carolina, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I am currently retired and live with my wife Ann in Whiteville, NC. I spent my career as an entrepreneur having owned and operated six different companies. Most recently, I worked as a founder and developer of a five-star resort in Belize, Central America. In my past, I took a sabbatical from my then career as a stockbroker and sailed my Morgan 38 for several years throughout the Caribbean. Following my "retirement", I owned and operated a charter fishing vessel in Alaska for a number of years, taking guests fishing for halibut and salmon. I hold a 100 ton captain's license for power and sail and am also a PADI divemaster. I am looking for people who would feel more comfortable having a seasoned sailor aboard while taking part in a rally or when crossing an ocean.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: I don't like peas!! Also, I'm lactose intolerant.
Languages: English;
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Dave’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 3000
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
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

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