Dimitar Shakev, male, 42

Ref 31355

Nationality: Bulgaria
Currently based in: , Belgium
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
• Communicate clearly. • Stay calm and confident. • Promote fairness and listen to the crew (treat them with respect). • Cheerfully available at all times, whenever called. • Act decisively. By giving responsibility to a crewmember, it relieves some of the skipper’s duties, but more importantly it helps crew quickly become part of the team. Part of the skipper’s job is to explain and teach, it is important for other members of the crew to be able to tackle particular jobs.Then if something needs doing in a stressful situation they will not be doing it for the first time under pressure, when something is very likely to go wrong.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: No mussels.
Languages: English; French; Spanish; Russian; Bulgarian
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Dimitar’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / 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
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Capitain (Offshore) Bulgarian Maritime Administration 20 GT 2007

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Oceanis 58 Bermuda/Azores 1800 Crew 4 ARC Europe
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