michael bull, male, 69

Ref 4619

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Charlotte, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 13000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
Looking to do some blue water sailing as crew instead of captain. Retired with flexible schedule.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 13000 / Coastal: 2000
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2014 Sabre 386 Canaries/St. Lucia 2700 Captain 3 ARC
January 0 Sabre 386 US/BVI 1500 Captain 4 Caribbean 1500
January 0 Sabre 386 BVI/Maine, US 1500 Captain 3
January 0 Sabre 386 Maine, US/Ireland 3000 Captain 3
January 0 Sabre 386 Ireland/Gibralter 1000 Captain 3
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