DJ Hall, male, 57

Ref 46679

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Kansas City, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 600 coastal miles
United States Navy Veteran 15 years AT1(AW) Petty Officer First Class Seasoned traveler visiting 42+ countries 8 years spent at sea aboard aircraft carriers traveling around the world several times Professional Mate onboard dive boats in Key Largo Dive Master / Dive Instructor PADI / SSI Current Highly Experienced Technical / Cave / Wreck Diver (350+ Cave Dives) Sailing experience mostly related to <30' boats Very coachable, trainable and willing to learn. I am extremely friendly and personable and usually get along with just about anyone unless they prove themselves to be rude and disrespectful then I usually just ignore them. I live by five agreements: I don't make any assumptions, I never take anything personally, I always try to do my best, I am impeccable with my word and I don't mind what happens. I am a moderate, but usually don't involve myself with politics very much. My wife of 28 years passed away 5 years so now days I am always up for adventure. I enjoy flying as a private pilot, sailing, teaching scuba, cave diving or exploring air filled caves, backpacking, camping and working as an IT professional coach. I have always loved the water and sail whenever I get the chance. I lived aboard a sail boat for a summer in Key Largo, fixing it up to make it sea worthy and taking it out whenever I could before hurricane Irma destroyed it. I sailed the Alaskan coast with a friend for two weeks several years ago and absolutely loved it. I'm financially secure and at a point in my life where I can take some time off and do some more sailing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: I try to stay away from eating mud, otherwise none...
Languages: English;
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DJ’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 600
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2016 27 Haines Alaska/Juneau Alaska 400 Crew 2
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