Clas Rolander, male, 65

Ref 22468

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Stockholm, Sweden
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South Pacific Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 8000 ocean miles / 12000 coastal miles
I am a keen sailor on my own boat or participating in off-shore regattas as crew on other boats. My job as CEO of a management consultancy firm allows me some flexibility and ability to take time off. The most exciting voyage so far was the ARC 2017 on a vintage Swan 47. A memory for life, but trips in the Baltic are much more common being based in Stockholm. Over the years I have taken about any course in navigation, sailing and seamanship you can think of, and hold the Swedish equivalent of Yacht Master and Ocean Sailing. As a person I am very sociable and curious on both making new friends as well as discovering new places and countries and learning new skills. I keep myself fit with gym, tennis, swimming and during winter skiing both down-hill and cross-country. But I also like cooking and enjoying good meals with a glass of wine or two.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German; Spanish; Swedish
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Clas’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 8000 / Coastal: 12000
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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
July 2018 Linjett 40 Sweden/Sweden 300 Crew 9 Independent
May 2018 Jeanneau 39i Sweden/Sweden 400 Crew 2 Independent
December 2017 Swan 47 Spain/Saint Lucia 3400 Watch-leader 6 ARC – Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
July 2014 Scanner 391 Sweden/Sweden 500 Watch-leader 8 Independent
July 2013 Scanner 391 Sweden/Sweden 500 Watch-leader 8 Independent
July 2012 Scanner 391 Sweden/Sweden 500 Watch-leader 8 Independent
July 2011 Scanner 391 Sweden/Sweden 500 Watch-leader 8 Independent
July 2010 Cayenne Sweden/Sweden 500 Crew 8 Independent
July 2009 One off Sweden/Sweden 500 Crew 8 Independent
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