Doug McNamara, male, 71

Ref 17069

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: St Augustine, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
Retired Technology Executive. I normally travel by day and anchor, moor or dock by night. I am open to longer ocean passages that require night time sailing, weather conditions permitting. I am on a lifetime adventure for a minimum of 10 years. I suggest a minimum 1-3 month journey with extension very possible. The initial period offers crew ample time to learn my boat, become a team, adjust to my captain preferences and furthermore offer you some flexibility to come and go as needed. If we enjoy our experience and teamwork, I welcome you to consider longer crewing time periods and voyages as I travel.. My routes and time frames will be determined by weather, crew safety, and boat condition. My native tongue is English. I have lived in Columbia, S.A., Italy and I have traveled the world extensively since I was a young boy. My professional career in technology also took me around the world. I am comfortable working with people of all cultures and strive to learn, assist and educate.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Spanish; Italian;
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Doug’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / 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
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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