Jonathan Lyne, male, 69

Ref 43685

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Budleigh salterton, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean;
Experience: 30000 ocean miles / 30000 coastal miles
I am 69 years old and am selling our yacht for various reasons. I have been sailing for over 60 years and have done 4 trans-atlantics and 1 trans-pacific as well as a huge amount of other sailing as we lived for 4 - 6 months on the yacht. I have owned a total of 5 yachts from 28 to 58 feet as well as sailing in my parent's yachts and with friends. I am a keen fisherman with my own gear and enjoy cooking aboard. I would like to use my experience and knowhow to help others enjoy the adventure of ocean sailing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Jonathan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 30000 / Coastal: 30000
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster RYA Offshore 2007

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Discovery58 Antigua/UK 3500 Captain 4
2015 Discovery 58 Las Palmas/St Lucia 2700 Captain 5 ARC
2010 Discovery55 Antigua/Australia 15000 Captain 4 Blue water Rally
2007 Discovery 55 Las Palmas/St Lucia 2700 Captain 5 ARC
2004 Swan 44 Las Palmas/St Lucia 2700 Crew 4 ARC
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