David Bradley, male, 50

Ref 43561

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Killarney, Ireland
Looking for: Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 200 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I am a 49 year old boat owner working professional (29t Jeanneau sun odyssey) who has ambitious plans to cruise the world and is looking to build up mileage and off shore experience. I have done sail training on the brigantine STV Asgard II, have my day skipper and have worked as a deck hand on a commercial 70ft Schooner. I have lots of coastal experience on the wild west coast of Ireland. I enjoy a good laugh and good company! I am also a keen surfer.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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David’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 200 / Coastal: 3000
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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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

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