John Tunn, male, 63

Ref 48394

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Glasgow , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 40000 ocean miles / 60000 coastal miles
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean with Cruising Instructor certification (Commercial Endorsement expired during covid!) All other certification required for qualifications above - radar, Diesel engine, sea survival, first aid, etc, etc. 100,000+nm logged including Indian Ocean transit & 10 trans Atlantic crossings. Multiple other offshore & ocean passages - Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, South China Sea. TransAts split 50/50 in direction & cats / monohulls. Multiple passages with owners on board filling all roles - novice owner / sailors support, own boat tuition, owner/ skipper support, family & friends crew tuition, watch keeper, crew. Ex delivery skipper who looks for interesting passages, boats & crews & happy to share my (considerable?) knowledge, experiences (& the occasional tales of sailing?)
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Non smoker. No real dietary restrictions - ( apart from raw fish / fish with bones? ) No alcohol at sea - but beers ashore. Can cook basic food in most weather conditions.
Languages: English;
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John’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 40000 / Coastal: 60000
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
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster ocean RYA Ocean 2010
Cruising instructor RYA Cruising instructor 2008
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