louise Broughton, female, 54

Ref 41473

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Dartmouth , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 15000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I am a Commercial Skipper that has sailed in the role of both skipper and first mate in numerous locations, mainly on delivery yachts, including both North and South Atlantic, the Med and around the Caribbean and BVI’s as well as the UK. I have also worked on ‘high end’ charter boats and done some yacht racing. My current employment has ended due to Coronavirus and i’m taking this opportunity to extend my sailing knowledge by joining other boats and hopefully sailing in new locations. I’m a fit, healthy young at heart lady, easy going, loves to do yoga onboard and is happy to help out with all boat roles.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Prefer non meat diet, but generally eat most things
Languages: English;
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louise’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 15000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
STCW 95 MCA 2016
Power Boat level 2 RYA 2 2016
Offshore Yachtmaster commercially endorsed RYA 2016
Food hygiene MCA 2 2015

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Gun fleet 58 Antigua /St Barts, St Maarten, Anguilla 350 Captain 2
2019 Gun fleet 58 Antigua /Via BVI, Turks & Caicos to Nassau 3000 Watch-leader 2
2018 Swan 48 Dartmouth uk/Antigua via Lanzarote 5000 Watch-leader 6
2017 Amel 64 Cape Town /Martinique 7000 Watch-leader 3
2017 Swan 48 BVIs/Puerto Rico to BVI to Antigua 1800 Watch-leader 2
2016 Grand Soleil 43 Gran Canaria /St Lucia 4300 Watch-leader 6 ARC
2012 Dragon racing St Tropez/Cannes 50 Crew 0
2012 Racing on Various race boats Solent/Solent 200 Crew 6
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