Ethan Tower, male, 64

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Mystic, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
Life-long sailor. Cruised in Northeast US, Maritime Canada, Nothern Europe, Baltic, and Caribbean plus a brief charter in Australia. Sailed from Nova Scotia to Ireland as a teenager. Many short off-shore adventures. Extensive coastal racing experience. ARC 2019. WARC 2020 Brazil-Grenada. Ocean Cruising Club member.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Ethan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Offshore Safety at Sea US Sailing 2019

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Outremer 51 Saint Martin/New York 1800 Watch-leader 4
2020 Bavaria 50 Brazil/Grenada 2100 Watch-leader 3 WARC
2019 Ketch 52 Grand Canaria/Saint Lucia 2900 Crew 9 ARC
2018 J40 Bermuda/Westbrook, CT 600 Crew 4
1972 Schooner Nova Scotia/Ireland 2500 Crew 6
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