Lonneke van Es, female, 32

Ref 47226

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Stockholm, Sweden
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; South America;
Experience: 2700 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
My name is Lonneke and I have been passionate about sailing my whole life. It started when I was only a few weeks on board with my parents. As soon as I could swim I got my own Optimist and ever since I have been regatta sailing, instructing and coaching in many different boats. I’ve done both National and International regattas and sailed on many different lakes and seas around the world. Next to sailing, I have a passion for travelling. One of my dreams for the past years is to combine a sailing challenge and travelling into one adventure: crossing the Atlantic Ocean and exploring new places from the water. Starting November, I will take an 8months sabbatical from my job as Product Manager at Spotify to pursue my dream. After the ARC crossing from east to west, I’ll be looking for opportunities to sail around the Caribbean. I am flexible in timing and location, can offer a wide range of sailing experience and are easy going with a positive attitude. Looking forward to meeting you on the water!
Smoking: non-smoker
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Languages: English; Dutch (native), Swedish (intermediate), Danish (intermediate), German (elementary)
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Lonneke’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2700 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Steer a compass course x
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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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Beneteau First 41.7 Las Palmas, Spain/Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia 2700 Crew 9 ARC racing devision
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