Gregg Kennedy, male, 66

Ref 51107

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Ottawa, Canada
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
Enjoy good like minded people who are respectful of the boat, captain and crew. Been crewing and chartering in the Caribbean on upscale boats ( Garcia, HH Catamaran); and seeking opportunities on similar well cared for vessels. Now a trained and experienced power boat instructor with Freedom Boat Club and recent Small Vessel Operating Certified (Canada) .Engaging of boat requirements and willing to take on tasks. I am a people person who likes to share experiences and provide / receive instruction when applicable. Not into racing from point to point unless it is in a race! Enjoy mixed crews of ages, sexes, cultural backgrounds. It is not all about the boat, but the experience of the voyage, where the boat can get you and what you can see when you get there - land & sea.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: No red meat.
Languages: English; French;
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Gregg’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 1500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Small Vessel Operator Transport Canada Power carrying 12 passengera 2022
Sea Survival ISF 2017
ASA114 ASA Catamaran 2017
Sailing Instructor Sail Canada Basic Keel Boat 2012
VHF Sail Canada 2011
Costal Navigation Sail Canada 2010
Intermediate Cruising Sail Canada Costal 2010
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