Judy & Sean, female, 26

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Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Cork, Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 400 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
Judy: Racing, onshore & offshore experience. Looking for a challenging, social & adventurous way to see some more of the world... I'm looking for the opportunity to improve rudimentary sailing skills with a competent skipper/ crew. I have experience crewing on various boats ranging from 32-60ft, from racing to onshore to offshore. I don't have any official qualifications but a life living next to the sea has equipped me with a decent set of sea legs :D I have completed my studies, gained some work experience but I am now ready to see some more of the world. Due to this, I am pretty flexible in terms of passage duration and destination, but I am looking for an experienced skipper who can help me to improve existing and learn new skills! I'm happy to help out generally around the boat, participate in day and night watches and lend a helping hand to sail changes, helming etc. I love swimming, kayaking, sailing, surfing and generally anything that involves the ocean! Seán: I'm looking for opportunities travelling on board ocean going boats helping out in whatever way is needed I am an advanced dinghy and keelboat instructor also holding a senior instructorship qualifaction with seven years of experience instructing sailing. I love all things to do with the ocean especially sailing and am looking to meet new people while gaining more experience on board larger ocean going yachts. I am a very easygoing person and would be happy to help out in whatever capacity is needed.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: Vegetarian (No meat/ fish)
Languages: English; French; Spanish; Portuguese (beginner)
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Judy’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 400 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Crew
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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
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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
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