Jurgen Link, male, 59

Ref 43460

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Westport, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Born in Munich Germany I started sailing on the Bavarian lakes early on with a few trips trips to the Baltic and North Sea for multi-week cruises. After moving to the US in the late 80th we (my wife and two children) settled in Westport Connecticut, mainly due to its proximity to the ocean. Ever since we owned cruising boats of varying sizes, sailing predominantly in the New England Waters, aside from annual bare-boating trips to the Caribbean and Europe for cruising and racing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; German;
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Jurgen’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
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