Klaus Wagner, male, 74

Ref 11861

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Hamburg, Germany
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 2500 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
I started my sailing career in 1986 on a yourney from Mallorca to Gran Canaria. Since then I sailed mostly in the Baltic, some years on an own boat, some years as a skipper on an larger yacht owned by a sailing club. Occasionally I also skippered chartered boats in the Mediterranian. In June and July 2019 I took part in a voyage from Greece to Germany: abt. 4000 miles on a Dufour 45. Since this was not a recreational tour we sailed mostly several days and nights before seeing the next harbour. It is this experience that I enjoyed most. Now I am ready for an Ocean Crossing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; German; Norwegian
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Klaus’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2500 / Coastal: 10000
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
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
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Sailing Monohull Lefkas/Greece/Warnemünde/Germany 4000 Watch-leader 3 no
1991 Sailing Monohull Baltic/Baltic 10 Captain 2 no
1986 Sailing Monohull Mallorca/Gran Canaria 1200 Crew 7 none
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