Jeff Holt, male, 49

Ref 46361

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Denver, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 8000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
Ahoy! Who wants to cross an ocean? This guy! I have moved around a bit, growing up and learning to sail on the lakes in Minnesota, PHRF racing as crew on Lake Michigan, and training for the New World Challenge living in Boston. The New World Challenge fizzled out due to the market crash in the early 2000's. I have lived in Colorado, USA for the last 16 years and am turning 50 this year - a crossing seems an appropriate way to celebrate. I have chartered boats from 27 to 51 feet over the years, monohulls and cats, in the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Lake Superior, and the San Juan Islands, including a 6 week tour of the Caribbean on a 46 foot monohull. An electrical engineer by trade, i am handy with tools and can sail, cook, clean, and make repairs. I am also a PADI Scuba instructor.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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Jeff’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 8000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
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Basic
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 46 bavaria St Lucia/St Lucia 600 Captain 6
2017 Jeanneau 46 St Martin/St Martin 150 Captain 4
2016 Belize 38 St Vincent/St Vincent 100 Captain 7
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