Diego Miralles, male, 57

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Los Angeles - US and EU citizen, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 9000 ocean miles / 6400 coastal miles
International sailor and car, aircraft and yacht designer. US/EU citizen. Sailed self built and maintained water craft since age 16. Owned and single handed a 38' Hans Christian for 7 years as well as several 16' and 20’ cats. Currently own a Beneteau 473. I can fix most things (composite certified) and consider myself a self sufficient sailor. Owner of NIA Yacht Management, a full service company based in Marina Del Rey. Special talents and occupation include: professional cellist, armature guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist, silicone valley creative director - industrial design. Skype: diego.miralles Email: [email protected] Phone: +1(626)675-3636
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Diego’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 9000 / Coastal: 6400
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
ASA 101,103,104,117 OCC School of Sailing and Seamanship 4 years 1998
Composites Certified Cerritos CC Composites Lab Trade Certified 1992
Boat Designer www.coroflot.com/diegomiralles 25+ years in Industrial Design 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Bavaria 46 Oxnard, CA/Marina Del Rey, CA 120 Captain 2
2022 J92 - Delivery Sam Diego /Long Beach 150 Captain 1
2022 Hunter 44 Vancouver, Canada/Ensenada, BC 1700 Captain 4
2020 New Princess 55 Vancouver, CA/Newport, CA 1500 Captain 2
2020 Hampton 74 Long Beach, CA/Seattle, WA 1400 Captain 0
2018 Nautitec 42 Phukhet/Malasia 136 Captain 4
2008 Various Newport /Ensenada 180 Watch-leader 4 Newport - Ensenada - 1st and 2nd place winning teams
2007 Hans Christian 38 MKII San Francisco/Los Angeles 500 Captain 3
2006 Hans Christian 38 MKII Los Angeles/San Francisco 500 Captain 1
2003 4200 Catana St John/St John 250 Captain 4
1992 Benneteau 38 Laredo, MX/Laredo, MX 120 Captain 2
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