Marie-Louise Hofmann, female, 32

Ref 48128

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Vienna , Austria
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 4500 coastal miles
Hi, I‘m Marie, I love sailing - ist means freedom beeing close to nature and daily challenges to me. I am sailing since my childhood, and love all Kinds of sailing - Offshore, inshore, dinghis, also tall ships.. The longest time I spent on a boat was a trip from Mallorca to Gran Canaria, weich was an amazing experience, as I was Co-Skipper with a non experienced crew. That was intense, I learned a lot and got another level of trust in myself and my abilities. Since then, I am hooked with „real“ Offshore sailing and would love to do it more often and also with other experienced sailors to further develop my skills. That’s why I would love to cross the Atlantic Ocean this winter. When I am not on a boat, I am working fulltime in an NGO in the field of Major Donor Fundraising in Vienna, love to take pictures, spend a lot of time with my friends, go out for icecream, dinner or some drinks with friends and always plan my next travels. If I should describe my personality, I would say that I am calm but very social, openminded and optimistic, and of course a dreamer who is very active and passionate.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: Vegetarian, but eating fish ;)
Languages: English; German;
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Marie-Louise’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6000 / Coastal: 4500
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
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 radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Dufour 410 Mallorca /Gran Canaria 1500 0
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