James Quinn, male, 68

Ref 42386

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Pender Island, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 8000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
We are a couple who participated in the ARC+ in 2016. We had the pleasure of joining the rally with our new Lagoon 450. Our boat named Sea to Sky took second place in multi hulls. After spending the winter in the Caribbean we laied-up the boat up in Florida for the hurricane season which as we all know was terrible. As a result we ended up selling to an owner who lost his. Anyway short story long, we are interested in redoing the ARC either as crew or as a delivery crew. My partner and I could possibly persuade my 29 year old son who has 8 years experience captaining in the med to join.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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James’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 8000 / Coastal: 10000
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2016 Lagoon 450 France/Florida 4500 Captain 5 ARC+
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