Jamie Smith, female, 55

Ref 48689

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: , Switzerland
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 750 ocean miles / 250 coastal miles
I am a hiker, cyclist, writer, skier and adventurer ready to crew on your boat. I crewed on a Dutch fishing boat with no engine from Bermuda to Providence, Rhode Island years ago, and have crewed on my friend's clipper in the Mediterranean. I lived on an anchored fishing boat for two years in Friday Harbor, Washington as well, kayaking or dinghying to work. I'm looking forward to crossing the Atlantic from East to West with my smart, athletic teenager. I teach workshops on communication, have a sunny disposition and am an excellent problem-solver. My goal is to have and captain my own boat after gaining experience crewing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French; Spanish;
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Jamie’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 750 / Coastal: 250
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2010 Peterson Cutter Port Grimaud/Cassis 75 Crew 4
2008 Peterson Cutter Nice-Port Grimaud/Marseille 170 Crew 5
1987 Botter Bermuda/Providence 750 Crew 5
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