Denis Boulais, male, 59

Ref 32254

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Laval, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 700 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
Bonjour, Hello, My name is Denis. I am sailing since 2013 as a skipper on bareboat mainly in inland waters and I rented a bareboat in the Bahamas twice to explore the Exumas Islands. I also did a passage in 2015 form Nassau to New York as a crew member where I did sail trimming, night watch, helm and cooking. I have a coastal certification, a VHF licences, a meteo training and I am planning to get my ICC licence next year.. I am a resourceful person, practical, with a good sense of mechanic (I worked as a motorcycle mechanic 8 years and as a tool designer 12 years). I would be interrested to join a crew for an Atlantic passage, boat delivery or Carribean cruising.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French;
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Denis’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 700 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Basic
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Coastal navigation Société de Sauvetage 2016
Intermediate Sailing Navtours sailing school 2015

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Sloop Gaspé, Canada/Newfoundland, Canada 700 Watch-leader 3
2018 Catamaran 39 Nassau, Bahamas/Exumas, Bahamas 100 Captain 6
2017 Sloop /Exumas, Bahamas 100 Captain 4
2015 Sloop Nassau, Bahamas/New York, USA 900 Watch-leader 3
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