eric schmidt, male, 55

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Arlington, Va, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 800 coastal miles
Life long sailor- Skipper Director supporting 120 skippers on Potomac River, Sailing Club of Washington, three Catalina 250s and six Flying Scot sailboats, Alexandria, VA. AVAILABLE TO CREW THIS YEAR IN OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER. Thank you & Best Wishes
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Healthy diet, clean fruits, vegetables, fish, steak
Languages: English;
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eric’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 800
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Bareboat Cruising ASA 104 2021
Coastal Cruising ASA 103 2021
Keel Boat Sailing ASA 101 2003

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Kaufman 47 Miami, Forida/New Orleans, Loisiana 765 Crew 3 support
2020 Hunter 37.5 Baltimore, MD/St George, Bermuda 900 Crew 5 Delivery
1985 Amel Maramu 46 Annapolis, MD/Elk River 200 Crew 10 Training
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