David Alves, male, 68

Ref 38428

Nationality: France
Currently based in: Tenerife, Spain
Looking for: Caribbean;
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
Couple in the 60 looking for one more crew member for crossing from Tenerife to Cape Verde and Caribbean. Starting on or around the 15 january to 20 of febuary. Our experience at Sea, France à Tunisie : Côte d’Azur / Italie: Côte ouest du nord au sud, nord Sicile et Lampédouse /Tunisie: Monastir, iles Kerkenna / Malte ; Portugal au Maroc: Vilamoura, Algarve / Espagne: Andalousie / MarocTanger, Mohammedia, / Malte / Caraïbes: Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, Martinique, Ste Lucie, La Dominique, Bahamas ; France au Canaries : Larochelle, Vilamoura Portugal / Madères : Porto Santo, Funchal / Canaries : Lanzarotte, La Graciosa, Gran Canaria Tenerife
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French;
Social Links:

David’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 1500
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
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Carte de conducteur d’embarcation de plaisance Institut Maritime du Québec 2000
Carta de navegador de recreio Portugal 1998
Certificat restreint d’operateur VHF Institut Maritime du Québec 1997
Permis de conduire bateaux ou engins de plaisance moteur France 1977

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Bali 4.0 France Larochelle/Spain Tenerife 2500 Captain 2
2016 Lagoon 38 USA Lac Champlain/ 100 Captain 6
2015 Bénéteau Océanis 38 USA Lac Champlain/ 100 Captain 6
2011 Dufour 38 Guadeloupe/Dominique 100 Captain 2
2004 Beneteau Océanis 38 2008/France Italie Malte Tunisie 1500 Captain 2
2002 42 Jeanneau Martinique/ St Lucie 100 Captain 6
2001 Sweden Yatch 37 2004/Portugal Spain Maroc 1250 Captain 2
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