Krist van Besien, male, 54

Ref 69213

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: Wengen, Switzerland
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French; German; Dutch
Social Links:

Krist’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 1500
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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
VHF certificate Swiss State 2012
ICC Belgium 1989

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2012 Sigma 38 Hamble/Vilagarcia de Arouse 1000 Crew 7 no
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