Jack Forrester, male, 24

Ref 35792

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: London, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
23 year old graduate from London looking to get into sailing. Yachtmaster offshore qualified Have been employed as a Boat Captain for an Iceni 39 OS for 2 Fastnet campagns (2017 and 2019) while I was at university, as well as being employed freelance as a coach and instructor for racing teams based out of the UK.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: N/A
Languages: English;
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Jack’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Offshore RYA / ISAF Offshore 2016
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenace RYA 2016
Power Boat Level 2 RYA 2 2013

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Iceni 39 Cowes/St Malo 125 Watch-leader 8
2019 Iceni 39 Cowes/Plymouth 300 Watch-leader 10 Attempted Fastnet
2017 Iceni 39 Cowes/Plymouth 600 Crew 10 Fastnet
2017 Iceni 39 Cowes/Cowes 110 Crew 10 RORC Channel Race
2017 Iceni 39 Cowes/Gurnsey 125 Crew 10 RORC Morgan Cup
2017 Iceni 39 Cowes/Cowes 110 Crew 10 De Guingand Bowl Race
2017 Iceni 39 Cowes/Le Havre 110 Crew 8 Cervantes Trophy Race
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