Dominic Roup, male, 33

Ref 49400

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Bath, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I’m a commercially endorsed RYA Yachtmaster and a background in engineering. I’ve been sailing since I was a child and have my own 35ft Ericson that I enjoy sailing around the UK coast, especially in the Hebrides. I thoroughly enjoy the challenges of sailing as well as the beautiful Force 4 days and genuinely work well under pressure. My career until now has been in vehicle design and builds and I’m therefore very comfortable working on anything mechanical/electrical, particularly engines and can also fabricate and weld. I’ve had a number of client facing roles over the years and feel I’m an approachable and easy going person. My partner and I were planning an Atlantic crossing this year on our new 50ft racer cruiser but due to severe corrosion we’ve had a change of plans so looking to get out on the water by other means, getting to know fellow likeminded people and be a helping hand where needed. We would ideally like to work together (profile linked). We have complimentary skills that make us a great team.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Dominic’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA/MCA Yachtmaster RYA Offshore 2022
Shorebased Theory Certificate RYA Offshore 2022
Radar Certificate RYA 2022
ENG1 cert. MCA 2022
Open Water PADI 2022
Sea Survival MCA 2022
International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft RYA 2021
First Aid Certificate RYA 2020
Theory Certificate RYA Ocean 2020
Professional Practices and Responsibilities ( PPR ) RYA 2020
Marine Radio Short Range Certificate RYA 2019
Diesel Engine Certificate RYA 2019

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Ericson 350 United Kingdom, Brighton (Clockwise around UK)/United Kingdom, Brighton 1700 Captain 2 N/A
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