Johnny Bäck, male, 24

Ref 12545

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Uppsala, Sweden
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 20000 coastal miles
I’m a retired teacher in physical education and outdoor activities. Kayak instructor, skin diving instructor and sailing instructor. I’ve been sailing for more than 50 years. Racing both offshore and costal races. I have buildt two sailingyatchs, one in steel and the other in polyester. I have certificate for: VHF, oceansailing, radar.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Johnny’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 20000
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2017 Dk46 Barcelona/Valetta 750 Watch-leader 3
2013 Svan 52 Gran canarias/StvLucia 3200 Crew 10 ARC
2010 Dufour 35 Portsmouth /Stockholm 1100 Captain 4
1980 Maxi 95 Nice/Kos and back 2500 Captain 4
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