akos ferencz, male, 49

Ref 23295

Nationality: Hungary
Currently based in: Torokbalint, Hungary
Looking for:
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I have learnt sailing 15 years ago and own my family cruiser since 2009 (Bavaria 34). I spend most of my time at summer at lake Balaton* and sail there since then(*central Europe`s largest lake 70km long). I love the life on a boat. On the other hand I am a keen windsurfer since the age of 10 and have sailed all around the world and enjoy it up to 55-60 knots. I have an aircraft mechanical engineer background, however have been working for a major oil company as a senior project manager in strategy and transformation in the last decade and lived in London for a good few years. My job requires frequent international travel , which I manage from Budapest where I have a nice family with two teenage kids. I joined the Ocean Crew link as I would like to complete safely the Atlantic Rally Crossing with happy sailing.
Smoking: no
Relationship status: Married
Dietary requirements: non
Languages: English;
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akos’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 0
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
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 relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Skipper license for leasure boats 0
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