Gordon Ishammar, male, 70

Ref 35319

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Stockholm, Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 50000 coastal miles
I have been sailing since childhood including a lot of racing both in Sweden and internationally. To mention some that could be of interest: - Approximately 40 Round the Gotland Race and Several Skaw Race in Sweden - Fastnet Race UK - Swan Cup, Mediterranean, - Sydney – Darwin, Australia, 2012 - ARC Las Palmas to St Lucia, 2016, - Antiqua Race week, 2017 - Lagos Portugal - Madeira - Las Palma 2019 - ARC+ Las Palmas - Cap Verde - St Lucia 2019 I have Swedish License for: - Deck Officer class VIII - Handling of Fast Crafts class VIII - Engineer Officer class VIII (Class VIII = Swedish version of a commercially endorsed RYA Yacht Master) - ICC Power/Sail - RYA First Aid. - World Sailing Approved Personal Survival training - SRC Short Range Certificate - Swedish Captain license as bareboat captain. - Channel License CEVNI, I recently retired from 35 years of sales and marketing in the IT industry where I mainly worked with business/person development during the last 5 years. I am a Certified International Coach, Mental Trainer, NLP Coach and Hypnosis Coach.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Gordon’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 50000
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 50 foot Cape Verde/St Lucia 3000 Watch-leader 4 ARC+ 2019
2019 50 foot Las Palmas/Cape Verde 800 Watch-leader 4 ARC+ 2019
2019 50 foot Lagos Portugal/Madeira 500 Watch-leader 4 no
2016 59 foot Las Palmas/St Lucia 0 Watch-leader 7 ARC 2016
2015 41 foot Stockholm/Tore 0 Captain 2 no
2012 54 foot Sydney/Darwin 0 Watch-leader 4 no
2008 65 foot Gothenburg/Cowes 0 Watch-leader 6 no
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