Gustavo Roxo, male, 28

Ref 48244

Nationality: Portugal
Currently based in: Madrid, Spain
Looking for: Caribbean; South America; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 700 ocean miles / 1300 coastal miles
Hello There, I am Gustavo from Portugal. I am a fun, sea loving and hardworking person looking to learn more about sailing and meeting new people with interesting stories and life experiences. I speak Portuguese, English and Spanish fluently and also French. I have worked in and traveled through several countries. I just came back from spending 6 weeks as a volunteer aboard the tall ship Galeón Andalucia, where I learned not only about sailing and general nautical aspects but a bit of everything like aspects of maintenance, navigation and communication systems, preparation for emergency situations, cooking, cleaning, night and security watches, piloting etc. We went from Calais in the north of France, down to the Cantabrian Sea and then around Galicia and Portugal into the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: not-say
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; Spanish; Portuguese
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Gustavo’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 700 / Coastal: 1300
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Tall Ship (Galleon) Bayonne/Cartagena 1200 Crew 17
2021 Tall Ship (Galleon) Granville/Bayonne 500 Crew 18
2021 Tall Ship (Galleon) Calais/Granville 300 Crew 18
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