Ian Trites, male, 61

Ref 45248

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Toronto, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
I am a recently retired architect and sail a 46 foot sailboat on the Great Lakes. In February 2020 I transited the Panama Canal and crossed the Pacific Ocean on a Leopard 44. I have my Yachtmaster and am an experienced sailor having sailed and raced most of my life. I have crossed the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans and chartered in the Bahamas, Greece and Croatia. I participated in the Atlantic ARC in 2016. I have always maintained my own boats and I am familiar with the various mechanical and electrical systems. I look forward to more adventure, sailing opportunities and hearing from you!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; French;
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Ian’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
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