Maria Luisa Scatola, female, 50

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Nationality: Italy
Currently based in: Cagliari, Italy
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3500 ocean miles / 20000 coastal miles
Hello I'm Marilu, I am italian and 50 years old. I am passionate about sailing and have been sailing since I was 18. From 2015 I partner with Luca, a professional sailing boat and catamaran captain and we have been sailing a lot together. We have been owner of 2 sailing boats which we have now sold. In summer time Luca works for charter companies and I sometimes join as stewardess. We have experience of boats/catamaran deliveries and winter keeping and we have done the ARC in 2018 with a family from New Zealand. We do understand life onboard very well, we can fish and cook healthy dishes. We love to share experiences and memories. We are water lovers with very good diving experience (Luca is dive master and underwater guide), snorkeling, surfing, kite surfing, sup... We do speak good english, italian, spanish and little french. I am an aerospace engineer with some electronic knowledge and I learn very fast. Luca is hand-on all onboard equipment. Lots of experience in the Mediterranean area, we love to travel and look forward to sailing in the Caribbean and the Pacific islands.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; Spanish; Italian;
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Maria Luisa’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3500 / Coastal: 20000
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
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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Dive Master Padi 0
SurferKitesurferWindsurfer 0
Sailing teacher CONI 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Hanse 505 Gran Canaria/Saint Lucia 0 Watch-leader 5 ARC
2002 Multiple mono hull and catamarans Mediterranean Sea /Mediterranean Sea 1000 Captain 2
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