eric schmidt, male, 56

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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
Eric Schmidt: Sailor, SeaCaptain & Skipper Director [3/10/2023] Area: Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, North Atlantic Ocean Residence: Arlington Va Contact: Bio: Sailor & SeaCaptain Areas of Experience: North Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, Saranac Lake NY, Negril Jamaica, Flathead Lake MT, Waikiki Oahu HI, Kaneohu Oahu HI, Channel Islands CA, St Croix USVI, Potomac River VA, Maimi FL, Key West FL, New Orleans MS, Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico SeaTime: 360+ days aboard sailing vessels between 19'-47', roles: Skipper, Helm, Trimmer, Tutor, Instructor, Racer Ownership: 1) Powerboat 185hp 20' Baja, Lake Anna VA 2) sailboard, Oahu, HI Credentials 2003, ASA Keel Boat 101, Sloop 23-25', Channel Islands Marina, CA 2016, ASA Keel Boat 101, R-19, Virgin Islands Sailing School, STX 2019, ASA103, 104 CoastalCruising & Bareboat Cruising, Rockhall, MD, Pearson 39 SV Gallivant 2019-2023, Sailing Club of Washington [SCOW] Alexandria VA, Flying Scot Skipper, Catalina 250 Skipper 2020-2023 FS Tutor & Racer, SCOW 2021-2023 Catalina Cruiser Tutor & Racer, SCOW, Dainger Field Island Sailing Club, Alexandria VA [DISC] 2022-2022 SCOW Skipper Director: supports, mentors, certifies over 130 Skippers with credentials to use SCOW Club Boats [6 Flying Scots, 3 Catalina Cruisers] [500 Members, 55+ year organizational excellence] 2022-2023 Sailing Instructor,, provides Skipper Lessons, Private Sailing, Seamanship Mentoring, Sail Race Training, SunSet Dinner Parties, Full Moon Dining Sailboats: Sunfish 14, Flying Junior 14, Rhodes 19, Flying Scot 19, Capri 22, Dolphin24, Catalina 250, Hunter 28, Newport 30, Beneteau 35, Hunter 37, Oday 39, Pearson 39, Hanse 41, Kaufman 47, Amel Maramu 51 North Atlantic Passages Crew, Helm, Hunter 37 SV Tulepo Honey, Baltimore to Bermuda, Nov1-Nov11, 2020 Crew, Helm, Kaufman 47 SV Redemption, Miami to KeyWest to New Orleans, Nov6-Nov17, 2021
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Healthy diet, beef, 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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