Karl Gashler, male, 54

Ref 49497

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Phoenix, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South America; South East Asia & East Asia; South Pacific Islands; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I own a Hylas 49 and sail out of San Diego, California. I'm preparing for long distance voyages and would like to join on for longer passages to build experience. I am in excellent health and physical condition. Experienced engine mechanic, diesel and gasoline systems. Good sense of humor, no drama, no complaining. Neat and tidy, and I travel light. I welcome new adventures worldwide, any weather, any location.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Mandarin Chinese
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Karl’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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
Bareboat Captain ASA ASA 104 2022
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