Laura Hampton, female, 21

Ref 48868

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4000 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Keen sailor, having sailed since 10 years old on a variety of boats from dinghies to tall ships. Over 17 weeks of offshore sailing experience including a transatlantic sail. Currently studying international relations at the University of St. Andrews and absolutely love sailing so keen to sail as much as possible. Hold RYA Coastal Skipper license, RYA First aid, Sea survival, Paddlesports instructor and PADI certified. Keen to do as many watersports as possible and explore new places!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Laura’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4000 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Competent
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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
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