Hugo Hughes, male, 43

Ref 43223

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 11000 coastal miles
Easy going, reliable and personable individual. Passionate about the sea and sailing. Current RNLI crew member (9 years) for both ALB and ILB and emergency lifeboat mechanic (6 years) ALB. 20 plus years experience of: - racing dinghies (including asymmetric) - as crew racing sportsboats and keel boats round the cans and passage racing, both asymmetric and symmetrical. - cruising as crew and watch leader on yachts up to 72 feet including sail training. - Sailing keel boats of several types including: bermudan, cutter, gaff, ketch, topsail schooner I own a Cape Cutter 19 and sail regularly on the West Coast of Scotland
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Hugo’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 11000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
First Aid RYA 2019
Powerboat Level 2 RYA 2 2013
SeaSruvival RNLI STCW 2012
Coastal Skipper RYA 2000
Firefighting RNLI STCW 0
Casualty Care RNLI 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2017 Sigma 400 Cowes/Portsmouth 650 Crew 6 Fastnet
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