john smith, male, 72

Ref 49232

Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: melbourne, Australia
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2007 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Crrently single as wife died in Nov 2020 looking to do more sailing specifically Ocean where I can practise celestial navigation.I have had my own yachts for many years I am an RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam pass theory certificate RYA Ocean Exam theory pass certificate RYA Diesel Course Australian SSB/HF/VHF Radio operators certificate Victoria Boat Licence. First Aid certificate Club Safety Equipment Auditor Cat 3-7 Ocean Racing Club Victoria Weather, Coastal Weather and Ocean weather courses completion. Rescue Diver Certification. Safety and Sea survival course(s) Expedition weather routing software with Cmaps Tidetech and predictwind integrated user with software on my PC Have own Iridium go system.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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john’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2007 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Coastal RYA 2022
First aid SAt John pass 2020
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore theory exam RYA Yachtmaster offshore 2020
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean theory exam RYA Yachtmaster Ocean theory exam 2020
RYA Diesel course rya pass 2015
Safety and sea survival RYA pass 2013

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Radford 55 Aydney/Lord Howe 450 Crew 6 Lord Howe triup cut short due to storm
2010 Nortshore 38 Mrelbourne/Hobart 350 Crew 6 Melbourne Hobart ocean race
2007 Cavalier 37 mooloolaba/Melbourne 1350 Captain 2
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