jens bruun bertelsen, male, 63

Ref 49156

Nationality: Denmark
Currently based in: praestoe, Denmark
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 9000 coastal miles
I am fit and healthy, and sailing is my passion. I have sailed all my life in all kinds of boats from dinghys to 2 masted schooners, both cruising and rasing as skipper and as crew. Mostly in Scandinavia, but also 4 months ind the Med, and more than 3.000 Nm in South East Asia. I have a Yacht Master 3rd Class and SRC certificate. I am easy going, positive, thrive in the comppany of others and does not set high demands on comfort. I am a decent chef and rarely gets sea sick. I am a former swim coach, if you need to improve your crawl technique... My dream is to cross the Atlantic ocean from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, and maybe cruise a couple of weeks in the Caribbean.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; German; Danish (Swedish/Norwegian)
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jens bruun’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 9000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yacht Master Danish Maritime Authority 3rd Class 2021
Certificate of proficiency in yachting Danish Yacht Union Pleasure crafts of less than 15 metres world wide 2020
VHF/DSC radio Danish Maritime Authority GMDSS radio VHF/DSC 2011

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 58 foot 2 mast sailing yacht Bali/West Papua 1500 Watch-leader 8 Crusing
2014 58 foot 2 mast sailing yacht Corfu, Greece/Istanbul 1000 Watch-leader 8 Crusing
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