Edward Osicki, male, 64

Ref 40179

Main Number: +447968357621
Alt Contact Number: +441242516353
Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands; Antarctica & Sub-Antarctic Islands;
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
Recently retired as Commercial Director of an IT company. A lot of sailing experience over 40 plus years. Part owner of a 45' Beneteau Oceanis. Regularly crew on a 40' racing yacht every fortnight of the year in the Severn Estuary. Married with 3 grown up children. Keen to do an Atlantic crossing either way. Studied Engineering and practised as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer for many years. Very practical in all disciplines. Easy going and enjoy cruising to the more remote places of the world.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Edward’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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Beneteau oceanis 45 - Charis Villamoura/Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 600 Watch-leader 5 Delivery trip for ARC 2019
2019 Rockhopper, race yacht Portishead, Severn Estuary/Portishead 20 Crew 9 Racing every fortnight of the year
2017 Dufour 455 Antigua/Montserat, Gaudelope and Islands 300 Captain 5 No
2017 Dufour 455 Plymouth/Isles of Scilly cruise, visiting all inhabited islands 250 Captain 5
2016 Dufour 455 Plymouth/Villamoura 950 Watch-leader 5 Non-stop to Villamoura
2016 Dufour 455 Copenhagen/Cuxhaven 300 Watch-leader 5 No
2015 Dufour 455 Villamoura/Lexios 375 Watch-leader 5 No
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