Tim & Susan Sanders, male, 57

Ref 27886

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Iuka, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2500 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
Tim here. My wife Susan and I are looking to crew in the Southern US/Caribbean/Gulf/Baja waters and the S. Pacific areas. I have Blue Water crewing exp; she is new to sailing. We are a semi-retired late-50's, non-smoking couple; drug free; proud grandparents. I am a USAF Veteran, teacher, adventure tour guide & NPS Ranger; Physics and Robotics; worked in NASA, TVA, and the travel industry. She is an accomplished cook, has retail and resort exp; and exp in the National Parks system. Both have SAR (Search and Rescue) exp with CPR/First Aid/AED training. Nov-Mar is the best timeframe for us or if there is only one opening for crew, I can crew seperately. Plz text to: Tim @ 662-660-9973.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: I have no restrictions; she doesn't eat fish.
Languages: English;
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Tim & Susan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2500 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Crew
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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
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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
Using radarx
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