jan-carel de Groot, male, 33

Ref 46893

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: , Spain
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 40 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
Dutch/French male living in Spain working for an International company. I have lived in Dublin, Brussels, Basel, Australia, France and I am now currently living in Malaga Spain. I have been racing (club regattas) in Dublin 4 years and in Spain 3 years. I share a Benetau first 32s5 for racing and cruising. Owned a 21ft before that. Chartered boats in Croatia and Corfu several times. I crew on a racing boat in Malaga and help many boats prepare their boats for cruising. Very keen to do the transatlantic rally if possible and also open for other opportunties. Besides Sailing, I play golf, snowboard, surf and play tennis. Rya Powerboat 2 license, RYA 1,2, RYA Day Skipper License, Spanish PNB license, Radio License
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: I eat everything really and have no dietary restrictions. Where possible I avoid milk and gluten.
Languages: English; French; Spanish; Dutch
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jan-carel’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 40 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Outboard engine maintenancex
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