Johan van Dongen, male, 66

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Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Bet Nehemiya, Israel
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South East Asia & East Asia; South Indian Ocean; South Pacific Islands; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Aeronautical Engineer. Divorced with 3 grown up children. Living with life partner. Retiring 1-Sep-2021. Started sailing in 2012. In possession of RYA Day Skipper Certificate and Israel "International"Licence (equivalent to RYA Coastal Skipper). Previously (2015-2020) owned a Jenneau Attalia 32 from 1983. Now a Lagoon 410 S2 from 2003. My goal is to circumnavigate the world along (approximately) the same route as the World ARC, within ~3 years, Other Hobbies - hiking, guitar playing, learning Arabic.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German; Dutch, Hebrew, some French.
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Johan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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
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