Eugene Pretorius, male, 51

Ref 31896

Nationality: South Africa
Currently based in: Marthon, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Hi all I am a straight forward and straight up person. Been traveling for many years but also worked on very large engineering project worldwide. I don’t have to much to say about myself except I enjoy living life to the utmost fullest.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German;
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Eugene’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 0
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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