Gary Schoen, male, 63

Ref 36808

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: New Orleans, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 200 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
I'm very active 5'10" 185 lb. male. My main activities are sailing (I own a 41' Maine Cat), scuba diving (Advanced, Rescue Diver certification, swimming, and kiteboarding. I am looking to gain sailing experience as a crew (not captain). I sailed a lot as a youth and started sailing again ~36 months ago. Bought my boat early 2019 and have been "getting to know it". Completed basic and advanced diesel mechanic classes at Annapolis School of Seamanship in June of 2019. Took Marine Electrical course at ASOS also. Understand sailing concepts and how to think like a sailor in that every action has a consequence(s). No drugs (illegal or prescribed). Have never been seasick, Don't smoke. Drink moderately (to none at sea). Know the concepts of working together as a team and understand teams don't work well in conflict.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Gary’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 200 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Basic Sailing ASA 101 2019
Advanced Diesel Engin Annapolis School of Seamanship 2019
Basic Diesel Engine Annapolis School of Seamanship 2019
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