Guy Hester, male, 65

Ref 48460

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Torquay, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 800 ocean miles / 3200 coastal miles
I’m seeking an RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passage. This means I need to show that I’ve been involved in the boat prep and have been responsible for a watch. Happy to do all / any crew tasks.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Guy’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 800 / Coastal: 3200
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Ocean theory RYA 2020
Cruising Instructor RYA 2019
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore RYA 2018

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Bavaria 36 part owner Greece/Greece 0 Captain 2
2018 Beneteau Oceanis 38 Disabled Sailing Association Torquay/Torquay 0 Captain 7
2017 Bavaria 51 Southampton/Lanzarote 2800 Crew 4
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