Jim Emmerson, male, 40

Ref 19970

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Leeds, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 8500 ocean miles / 6500 coastal miles
After 16 years working as a professional civil engineer in the construction industry I am looking to change careers into sailing. I have sailed in the Mediterranean, North Sea and Atlantic including an Atlantic crossing in a team of 4 and also cruising in the Caribbean. I am a practical person and have gained a vast amount of experience during the delivery crossing the Atlantic and also maintaining and repairing my classic car. I am very friendly, British and I am a very experienced musician in my spare time. I am also very clean and tidy and can also cook for a crew. Please get in touch. Thanks Jim
Smoking: no
Relationship status: Single
Dietary requirements: none.
Languages: English;
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Jim’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 8500 / Coastal: 6500
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
Using radarx
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