David Tabor, male, 62

Ref 53248

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Kilmarnock, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 30000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
30,000+ Ocean miles, Multiple Bermuda races, including single handed/doublehanded (Bermuda 1-2), My wife and I were unpaid crew for 10 months in the Oyster World Rally in 2018 from NZ to CapeTown S.Africa on two different boats, often standing solo watches on passages. We sailed to Vanuatu, Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius, Reunion. I hold a USCG 100 ton Near Coastal Masters license and have also taught sailing. Fairly competent at fixing stuff. Wife races and sails with me, including Bermuda 1-2 and is a very good cook. She has over 15,000 ocean miles. We would prefer a 2 person position. I've made countless deliveries and races to/from Bermuda as well as the Caribbean and East Coast US Have also done a trans Atlantic on an Oyster 655 Most recent trip was as hired captain on an Outbound 46 Chesapeake Bay to Antigua Dec/2022 We are both easy going and experienced at crewing on different boats with different people.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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David’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 30000 / Coastal: 2000
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Outbound 46 Chesapeake/Antigua 1500 Captain 5 Salty Dawg
2018 Oyster 54 and 66 NZ/CapeTown S.A. 11500 Crew 3 Oyster World Rally
January 0 Newport/Bermuda 635 Watch-leader 0
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