Killian Glynn, male, 24

Ref 43523

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Clare, Ireland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I'm 23, from Ireland, and I've just done my Yachtmaster shorebased course. I'm trying to build up more miles and the relevant experience to do the exam. I've spent the past two years fixing up a Miura 31 sailboat, and have been living on her while rebuilding her in Vancouver, Canada. Therefore, I'm familiar with most systems onboard. My buddy and I have a trip planned from Vancouver to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico this September (covid pending), so I'd like to get some more experience before doing that trip. I grew up sailing dinghies, and sailing along the west coast of Ireland with my family. I have a two week first aid course, and would be keen to help out with the navigation, and passage planning if needs be, more so to learn from you than anything! I'm used to cooking onboard, having lived on my own boat for almost two years. Doing a delivery from La Rochelle, France to Izmir, Turkey on a new Nautitech 46 Catamaran March 5th 2021, which should take about a month.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French;
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Killian’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
ROC(M) VHF Course 2019
Occupational First Aid WorkSafe BC, Canada Level 3 2018
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