mark call, male, 65

Ref 2613

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: london, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South Pacific Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 600 ocean miles / 2100 coastal miles
Enthusiastic and open minded, a good team player. Strong sense of endurance and resilience (probably gained from mountaineering!). Have been a private pilot all my life, now turned to sailing. Completed my Yachtmaster Offshore - in Grenada - early 2016. Regular visitor (for work) to St Lucia, so keen to do some sailing in the region. Have lived on a converted 1923 coaster on Chelsea Embankment on the Thames for 6 years.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None. Enthusiastic appetite and a keen cook
Languages: English; French;
Social Links:

http://markcall.co.uk


mark’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 600 / Coastal: 2100
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
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