Gerard Hutton, male, 57

Ref 49037

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Dublin, Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 7000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
Hi I have been sailing ever since I was a child as my father built me a sailing dingy when I was 8. and I have not stopped sailing . but I have gained a lot of experience in handling sailing boats along the way. I have worked and lived on all sorts of sailing boats. from A 180ft 3 mast fully reged sailing ship to make a movies . working as a deliver skipper in Greece for two years. having A fantastic time. Then as real life happens got married settled down and bilt a nice big house. back here in Ireland. Started up my own bildeing company. then we had two beautiful doughters .we'll thay are married with there own children.my wife past away 2 years ago.so now it's my time to fly. In my time in Welford I was a crew member FOR 10YEARS OF KILMORE RNLI ALL WEATHER LIFE BOAT WHERE I GAINED EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION IN VHF RADIO. RADAR. SEA SURVIVAL. AND GPS. My dreem always was to sail around the world.i would love to right abook along the way.i have been keeping a eye on the world ARC.I would love to start this year .So it's a matter of finding the right boat and the right people. Hopefully I can find one here.I am very easy going get on well with people. I love to cook and I know how that is very important to keep morale up on a long pasage.so hers to fare weather and fare sees. For more information just ask Look forword to hearing from you. Gerard Hutton.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: I love my food I eat eat everything
Languages: English; French; German;
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Gerard’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 7000 / Coastal: 8000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
yahtmaster costal RYA AND YAHTMASTER OFFSHORE THEORY 1998

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2008 Versions charter boats ranging from 34ft to 50fty Greek islands/Turkish cost 0 Captain 2 Provide
2006 180ft 3 masted sailing ship kaskalot London /Morocco 2500 Watch-leader 16 Making a movie
2001 Swon 65 Greece/Antigua 5000 Watch-leader 8
January 0 / 0 0
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