Jay Gallagher, male, 47

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Main Number: +15735788946
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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Belle, Missouri, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; North Indian Ocean & Red Sea; North Pacific Islands; South America; South East Asia & East Asia; South Indian Ocean; South Pacific Islands; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 100 coastal miles
Obtained ASA Bareboat in 1997. Have done numerous bareboat trips as skipper from Miami to Exumas and Andros Bahamas since. Now it is time to buy my own boat, so I'm looking to gain sea miles, and experience on different boats before I make a purchase decision. I never kept a sailing log book, but can document 180 days on the water via my passport stamps. Recently sold family well drilling and pump service business. Now have time to travel without concerns related to days required. My professional life allowed me to become skilled in: AC/DC electrical circuits, diesel/equipment maintenance, welding, personnel management, SSB/VHF radio service, water treatment, and pumps. My formal education is B.S. Civil Engineering Technology, A.S. Drafting, plus worked 10 years as an Emergency Medical Technician. My related hobbies/interests are: Ham Radio (advanced class N0VHN), SCUBA diving, Volunteer well drilling mission work in Guatemala (www.h20forlife.org), and operation of family Angus cattle farm. Studying Spanish language Send me and email or call me to discuss what you have in mind. February till April is when I normally go to Rio Dulce Guatemala. I'm ready to go about anywhere...especially Central America, Caribbean, and Columbia. Search my call sign N0VHN (make sure you enter a zero, not an O) on Facebook or QRZ.com for more information.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: No allergies Don't care for most sauces Absolutely no salad dressings...Ever
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Jay’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 100
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
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