Graham Marchand, male, 76

Ref 19848

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
My wife Pam and I did an Atlantic circuit in 2016 / 17. Portsmouth - Las Palmas. ARC via Cape Verde to St Lucia. Caribbean. ARC Europe from Tortola to Azores via Bermuda. Azores - Ireland - Portsmouth. 10,000nM. We then sold the boat (an Ovni 395) to focus on renovating a 400 year old farmhouse in the UK. We are now in New Zealand (Pam is a Kiwi Citizen) and looking for new sailing opportunities.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Graham’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 10000
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
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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