Marc de Kerpoisson, male, 60

Ref 49706

Nationality: France
Currently based in: Schiltigheim, France
Looking for: South Pacific Islands;
Experience: 25000 ocean miles / 15000 coastal miles
French sailor from Brittany I sailed a lot when I was living at Brest. Then I crossed several time the Atlantic both sides. I crossed single handed in 1987 from Guadeloupe to Brittany. I also delivered a boat to an owner in Casamance Sénégal. In 2011 I bought, with my wife, a Catamaran (42 feet) and sailed around the Atlantic. Atlantic Islands, Cabo verde, Salvador de Bahia (Brasil) to the Caribbean to Cuba and back to France with a stop at the Azores. Back in 2016 we sold the boat. Now I would like to finish my trip with the Pacific journey from Panama to Polynesia and more if possible. Easy with the life at sea, sailing, the life on a boat to discover people and countries. Currently I live at Strasbourg and I’m retired
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
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Languages: English;
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Marc’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 25000 / Coastal: 15000
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2016 Multiull Trinidad /Guadeloupe Azores Nantes 3800 Captain 4
2015 Multihull US/Bahamas Carribean Trinidad 2100 Captain 2
2014 Multihull Caribbean /Cuba Mexico US 2000 Captain 2
2013 Multihull Cabo verde /Salvador de Bahia Brasil 2000 Captain 4
2013 Multihull Salvador de Bahia/Recife Kourou Guadeloupe 2700 Captain 3
2013 Multihull Caribbean/Caribbean 2000 Captain 2
2012 Multihull St Martin/Horta Lorient 3500 Captain 2
2012 Multihull Lorient/Madeira, Canary Cabo Verde 2100 Captain 2
1996 Monohull Horta/Concarneau 1350 Watch-leader 4
1994 Monohull Madeira/Azores 750 Watch-leader 6
1991 Monohull Cadix/Guadeloupe 3200 Captain 6 Transat des alizés
1987 Monohull Guadeloupe/Horta Brest 3700 Captain 1
1987 Monohull St Malo/Brest Portimao Canary Casamance 2750 Captain 4
1986 Monohull Palma de majorque/Gibralatar Madeira Canary Barbados 4000 Watch-leader 4 1rst ARC
1986 Monohull Brest /Cadiz Palma de Majorque 1400 Watch-leader 4
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