Donald O'Neill, male, 63

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Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Dublin , Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
I am an RYA yachtmaster offshore with approx 10000 miles including a number of ocean passages like Southampton to Gibraltar, Falmouth to la Coruna , St Martin to Bermuda , Dominican Republic to Antigua. I have also done a lot of island hopping in the Caribbean over the last 5 years. As a fellow boat owner I think I could add a lot as part of your crew and I would love an opportunity to talk to you to see what is possible
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Donald’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 8000
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
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Offshore RYA 2011
Yachtmaster coastal RYA 2006
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