Liesbeth Brederode, female, 45

Ref 30140

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 7000 ocean miles / 4000 coastal miles
Supply chain & IT manager | Writer, blogger, yoga teacher | Experienced crew member and watch leader on multi day/night trips North Sea, English Channel, Baltic, Caribbean | Crossed the Atlantic in 2022 | Clean & tidy | Natural tendency to look after crew’s wellbeing | Active, outdoor, fun | Planned circumnavigation on own yacht in 2025 | Sailing since 12 y.o.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None. But I like good quality food, am open to a vegetarian / vegan diet, and I like to take the time to cook and/or eat. Eating like in the Volvo Ocean Race during a passage wouldn't make me happy!
Languages: English; French; German; Dutch
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Liesbeth’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 7000 / Coastal: 4000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Ocean personal survival training 2020

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Sweden Yachts 45 Terceira, Azores/Scheveningen, Netherlands 1600 Watch-leader 3
2022 Sweden Yachts 45 Brest, France/Terceira, Azores 1100 Watch-leader 3
2022 Hallberg Rassy 34 Martinique/Grenada 150 Watch-leader 2
2022 Hallberg Rassy 34 Mindelo/Martinique 2100 Watch-leader 3
2022 Amel50 Las Palmas Gran Canaria/Mindelo Cape Verde 850 Watch-leader 4 ARC+
2021 X442 Scheveningen NL/Le Havre FR 275 Watch-leader 4
2021 Swan51 Lisbon/Las Palmas 900 Crew 8
2019 Maxi 1200 Scheveningen (NL)/st-Malo (FR) 550 Watch-leader 7 Scheveningen500
2019 Sweden41 Plymouth/Scheveningen 550 Watch-leader 2
2018 Maxi1200 Scheveningen/Harwich 130 Watch-leader 6 Vuurschepen race
2018 Maxi1200 Harwich/Scheveningen 160 Watch-leader 6 North Sea Race
2017 Maxi1200 Scheveningen/Plymouth 550 Crew 6 Scheveningen500
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