Kelly Wharton, female, 58

Ref 44912

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: West Vancouver, Canada
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 4500 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
Social Links:

Kelly’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4500 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
Invite this crew to
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
ICC (International Certificate of Competency) Pleasure Craft MCA 24m, 80 gt Coastal Waters 2018
Safety at Sea BC Sailing 2018
VHF Operator Canadian Coast Guard 1987
Personal Craft Operating Certificate (PCOC) Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (Vancouver) 1987

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Jeanneau 45 Antigua/Antigua and environs 200 Captain 6 Antigua Sailing Week
2018 Elan 42 Gran Canaria/St. Vincent via Cape Verde 3000 Crew 6 ARC+ St. Vincent
2017 Beneteau 46-50 St. Maarten/Anguilla and environs 200 Captain 6 Heineken Regattas
2016 Beneteau 50 Astoria, Oregon/Victoria, B.C. 500 Crew 7 Oregon Offshore Race
2014 Gran Soleil 39 La Paz, Mexico/Mazatlan 300 Crew 3 Offshore Delivery
1995 Irwin 50 Key West, Florida/Annapolis, Maryland 1200 Crew 4 Offshore Delivery
brought to you by