Joao Silveira, male, 42

Ref 48719

Nationality: Portugal
Currently based in: , Switzerland
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 150 coastal miles
Hi, we're two people (male and female, not a couple but can share a cabin) looking to gain some experience off-shore. We are both Portuguese and currently living in Zurich so our experience is mostly sailing in the inner lakes of Switzerland. I have a RYA Day Skipper license and Joana has an RYA Competent Crew license (and is an excellent cook). Other than the inner lakes we've once chartered a boat in Poros Greece so we have some experience on costal sailing. This summer 2022 we would like to join the ARC Europe as a crew from Azores to Portugal/UK. We're planning to fly to the Azores in mid March to explore the islands so we could also join you on arrival.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish;
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Joao’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 150
Nights at sea: 0
I have experience as: Crew
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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 relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA Day Skipper RYA Day Skipper 2016

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Sub Odissey 32i Poros, Greece/Poros, Greece 150 Crew 3 None
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