John Savage, male, 42

Ref 88703

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3500 ocean miles / 16500 coastal miles
Hello, this app doesn't let me personalise introductions on each 'contact', so here is a little about me. I am a very experienced sailor, who teaches physics as his main job. This allows me long holidays in which I like to sail as much as possible. I am looking for passage sailing opportunities around the world. Each year, I am free for 3 weeks around Christmas, 3 weeks around Easter, and 9 weeks in July and August. I would be delighted to sail with you on some exciting Coastal / Blue Water / Ocean passages. Qualified Yachtmaster (erstwhile Cruising Instructor). 20,000+ nm experience. 2,000+ nm solo experience. VHF (GMDSS/DSC), Sea Survival, Diesel Eng, Radar qualified. Part-time delivery skipper. Ocean experience.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Happy to go with a crew majority to keep things simple on board.
Languages: English;
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John’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3500 / Coastal: 16500
Nights at sea: 50+
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Royal Yachting Association Offshore (with Ocean experience) 2010

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
February 1 Full log book is available on request./Please do ask 20000 Captain 0
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