Elin Sandberg, female, 40

Ref 45646

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Manila, Philippines
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4250 ocean miles / 1150 coastal miles
I like solitude and silence and empty waves, and crowded streets and noisy parties. Sugar and spice and all the flavours in between. I am definitely not a morning person, but always stand my watch. I work too much. I grew up everywhere and still want to travel more. Polyglot. I'm in South East Asia until summer 2021, but usually based in the UK. Sailing Experience: Learned on a Sunfish as a child and keelboats as an adult. Mostly day sailing around the UK/Europe. Some longer passages and expedition sailing. Just starting to get into deliveries as a way of mile building. Sailing Qualifications: RYA Day Skipper, working on Yachtmaster (been slowed down due to Covid restrictions)
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; German;
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Elin’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4250 / Coastal: 1150
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Sailing Skills Experienced
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Competent
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Basic
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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 VHF radiox

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Sea Survival RYA 2021
ISAF Offshore Safety World Sailing 2021
First Aid RYA 2021
Day Skipper RYA 2019
Marine Radio (SRC) license RYA 2019

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Beneteau First 40.7 Gibraltar/Gran Canaria 704 Crew 0
2021 Beneteau First 40.7 Gran Canaria/St Lucia 3000 Crew 0 ARC (Racing division)
2020 Bavaria 46 Chatham/Woolverstone 147 Crew 0
2019 Bavaria 46 Lossiemouth Scotland/Chatham Kent 510 Crew 6
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