Feiko Yke Westra, male, 66

Ref 43865

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 034000 coastal miles
I am a 66 year young sailor with some 40,000 miles experience incl. 2 Atlantic crossings. I am about to retire as a yachtbroker and are eager to sail around the world. I can offer good health with a positive and flexible outgoing personality with experience in being a succesfull teammember. Dutch licence and Yachtmaster Offshore (expired) to be renewed incl. Yachtmaster Ocean. Available for ARC 2000. and ARC 2001 followed by ARC World 2002. Travelling for personal Introduction general preparation and sea training is no problem. Experience in sailing 34 = 84 foot yachts with some technical background as well. Keen on the wheel and night shift.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Non.
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish; Dutch, Fríes.
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Feiko Yke’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6000 / Coastal: 034000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2007 24 Ft Sloop Marmaris/Black Sea 2000 Captain 1
2002 43 Ft. Sloop Canaries/Barbados 3500 Crew 3
1976 Ocean Liner Rotterdam/Montreal 2500 Other 600
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