Louis Andors, male, 60

Ref 43476

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Arlington, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 4000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
Lifelong sailor and racer from dinghies to Clipper 70'. In love with blue ocean sailing. Easy to get along with, reliable, excellent shape, strong, versatile, excellent cook, and ready for action! 6,000 coastal and ocean miles. US Naval Academy offshore sailing team volunteer coach, Clipper Race trained, several multi-night ocean passages, Bermuda, Gulf Stream crossing. USNSA Skipper D coastal , RYA Competent Crew, RYA Sea Survival, Safety at Sea. Retired and looking to expand my ocean sailing and racing horizons to transatlantic and beyond. Logging miles toward additional RYA certifications etc.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Louis’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4000 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
CPR EMS Safety 2020
First Aid EMS Safety 2020
Sea Survival Course RYA Basic Sea Survival 2019
Competent Crew RYA Competent Crew 2019
Basic Keelboat instructor US Sailing Basic Keelboat instructor 2006
International Safety at Sea Seminar attendee US Sailing 2005
Skipper DCS US Naval Sailing Association 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Clipper 68 Gosport, UK/La Rochelle, France etc. 1250 Crew 18 Clipper Race training, English Channel, June-August
2018 Tartan 33 Gloucester, MA/Alexandria, Virginia 800 Watch-leader 4 Repositioning yacht
2006 Navy 44 Annapolis/Annapolis 300 Captain 10 US Naval Academy offshore training
2006 Hallberg Rassy 53 Antiqua/Newport Rhode Island via Bermuda 2000 Watch-leader 6 Repositioning yacht
2005 Navy 44 Annapolis/Newport Rhode Island & return 700 Captain 10 US Naval Academy offshore training
2004 Navy 44 Annapolis/Freeport Long Island and return 500 Watch-leader 10 US Naval Academy offshore training
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