Hugh Fogerty, male, 66

Ref 18992

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: cork, Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 60000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I have completed 5 transatlantic crossings three as Skipper and o as first mate,all on boats over 55ft. Completed the BT Global challenge in 1996/7 as first mate on Ocean Rover. We sailed the ‘wrong way around the world’ against winds and currents. My last crossing from Bermuda to the Azores was a paid position as Captain of a Farr 60.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: Not a great fan of spicy food otherwise fairly flexible.Not a great cook !!!
Languages: English;
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Hugh’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 60000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA Ocean RYA 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
January 0 / 0 0
January 0 Farr 60 Bermuda/Azores 2500 Captain 6
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