David MacKinnon, male, 73

Ref 88698

Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: Brisbane, Australia
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I have been sailing for 15+ years and have had several monohulls in that period in Australia and in Greece. Our current boat is a Jeanneau 45DS (Epernay). I sail frequently either in around the can races or in long coastal cruises. Prior to this I spent time racing dinghies many years ago.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Allergic to iodine so some shellfish can be a problem
Languages: English;
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David’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 0
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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