Jo Graf, female, 59

Ref 43472

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Stockholm, Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 25000 ocean miles / 25000 coastal miles
Experienced deck hand and navigator with good references from former boat owners sekins ocean crossing, prefferably Atlantic since I've done two Indian Ocean crossings lately. Sailed on both own boat, taken care of crew and crewed on others, so know the do's and don'ts. Sailed around 50.000 nm in the last ten years. Last year in World ARC. Like night watches, can cook in rough conditions, never get sea sick. Like my own time and read a lot when I'm off watch, so won't get in your way. Extremely orderly and value clean boats. Can help out with most things, from navigating, night watches, rope handling, cooking and cleaning. Can repair a pump or a toilet after having my own sailboats for many years and owning and also living aboard a house boat in Stockholm, Sweden. Swedish Skippers license, ICC, VHF cert, STCW95 Basic Safety Training and Yachtmaster theory exam.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Jo’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 25000 / Coastal: 25000
Nights at sea: 50+
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 cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Skippers License Swedish government coastal 2019
Yachtmaste theory RYA 200 ton 2013
VHF Certificate MPT, Ft L 2013
ICC International Certificate of Competence EU 0
STCW95 Basic Safety Training MPT, Fort Lauderdale 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Privilege 50 catamaran Cape Town, South Africa/Grenada 7000 Crew 3 World ARC
2019 Sundeer 64 Lombok, Indonesia/Cape Town, South Africa 7000 Crew 2 World ARC
2013 Mikelson 50 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico/Israel 30 Crew 1
2012 Catana 50 Hyeres, France/Sardinia, Italy 1000 Crew 4
2011 Flica 38 catamaran Lisbon, Portugal/Cartagena, Spain 600 Crew 2
2011 Catana 50 catamaran Darwin, Australia/Canet, France 25 Crew 2
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