Marc Villeneuve, male, 65

Ref 24192

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Québec City, Canada
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 24000 coastal miles
Recently retired from the financial services I sailed 25,000 Nm il the last 16 years mainly racing my boat (C&C29 MkII) locally for short or long races (up to 300 miles). I was also crew on some 15 sailboats on delivery or races. I am looking to be crew (ideally with my wife) on ocean passages.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Marc’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 24000
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
Coastal Cruising Course (classroom) Voile Québec Coastal Cruising I 2005
VHF Radio Voile Quebec 1 2005

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Beneteau First 367 Rimouski, Qc/Rimouski, Qc 200 Crew 6 Cap-à-l’Est
2021 Beneteau 45 BVI/Bermuda 1000 Other 4 Delivery
2021 Jeanneau 32 Burlington, Ontario/Quebec City, Qc 1000 Captain 3 Delivery
2019 C&C 29 MkII Quebec, Qc/Toronto, Ontario 1400 Captain 2 Delivery
2019 C&CMkII Toronto, Ontario/Toronto, Ontario 300 Captain 4 Lake Ontario 300
2018 C&C 29 MkII Quebec, Qc/Rimouski, Qc 150 Captain 4 Course Quebec/Rimouski
2016 Sweeten 37 Geneva, Switzerland/Geneva, Switzerland 120 Crew 5 Bol d’Or Mirabeau
2016 Akilaria 40 (Open 40) Quebec, Qc/Matane, Qc 200 Crew 4 Transat Quebec/St-Malo
2012 C&C 29 MkII Noank, Connecticut/Quebec, Qc 1000 Captain 3 Delivery
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