James Bevan, male, 27

Ref 49271

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I'm 27 and currently living in London but am going to be taking a year long sabbatical in October 2022 and as part of that want to sail across the Atlantic. I’m crewing on a boat from the UK to the Canary Islands (Las Palmas) and should arrive early November. From there I would like to find a boat to cross the Atlantic. I’m a lively, optimistic, active and friendly person who works hard and learns fast. I’m easy to get along with and keen to meet new people. In my teenage years I sailed around the UK (including to The Hague) on a 70ft yacht where I got my RYA Competent Crew and also did some dingy sailing. Since then I’ve been out on smaller yachts for the occasional regatta. I’m currently doing my RYA day skipper and trying to get out on the water when I can (not very often!). I love the outdoors and am an avid climber/mountaineer, having done many 4000+meter peaks across Europe as well as kiting surfing on the south coast.
Smoking: non-smoker
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James’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 1-10
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
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