David Le Page, male, 59

Ref 45733

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Guernsey, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 4300 coastal miles
Sailing since the age of 11. RYA Senior Instructor and Powerboat Instructor. Activity First Aid, VHF Certificate and Enhanced Police check. Has sailed everything from Bathtubs to Tall Ships. Currently owns and races a J24 as well as dinghies. Numerous cross channel trips, mainly in earlier sailing days. Has two sons who are now adult so I've started the journey towards retirement. Left the Finance Industry to take advantage of the holidays as a Teacher. I've never ocean sailed and want to tick this box. The ARC January 2022 would be perfect for Christmas in the Canaries followed by a trip back to the Caribbean and the Bahamas for my 60th in my birth place, Nassau.
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: 0 / Coastal: 4300
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Repairing or making sailsx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Paddlesport Coach BCU Two plus SUP Module 2014
Yachtmaster Shorebased RYA Offshore 1996
Certificate of Competence in Radio Telephony United Kingdom VHF Only 1992
Senior Dinghy Instructor RYA plus Advanced, Keelboat and Racing Instructor 0
Powerboat Instructor RYA plus Safety Boat Instructor 0
Police Record Update Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced 0
Activity First Aid St John 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2006 1/4 Tonner Guernsey/Cowes 96 Captain 3
1982 Swan 55 Lymington/Alderney & return 65 Watch-leader 6
1982 Oyster 39 St Helier/Hamble 95 Crew 3
1982 Tall Ship Southampton/Ipswich 857 Watch-leader 39
1981 Jupiter 30 Poole/Alderney 60 Captain 4 Delivery from 1/2 ton cup
1981 Jupiter 30 Guernsey - Poole/Poole - Guernsey 450 Crew 5 1/2 Ton cup plus delivery
1981 Swan 55 Burnham/Ostend 180 Crew 6
1981 Admiral Cup Yacht 47ft Cowes/Cowes 80 Crew 12 Round Island Race (Line honours)
1980 Tall Ship Southampton/Fleetwood 977 Watch-leader 39
1979 Tall Ship Southampton/Dover 675 Watch-leader 39
1979 Tall Ship Southampton/Weymouth 764 Crew 39
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