Lauren Doan, female, 28

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Fayetteville, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; South America;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 0 coastal miles
Hello! My name is Lauren, and I am looking for a month long opportunity to crew on a boat! I am new to this world and have just a few sailing lessons under my belt so I would categorize myself as a beginner. However, the best way to become a better sailor is to just do it. Looking to learn the ropes and be as useful as possible on the boat. Again, and I new to this so I am seeking out short term opportunity first with the idea of slowly joining longer crews down the road. I'm 28, have an easy going personality, and am craving an adventure at sea with the goal of learning quite a lot during the journey. I enjoy a minimalistic/nomadic way of living, and am down for just about any type of adventure. Right now focusing on the Caribbean region. I look forward to connecting!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German;
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Lauren’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 0
Nights at sea: 0
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
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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
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