Mark Marsden, male, 65

Ref 42960

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Saltburn by the Sea, United Kingdom
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 100 coastal miles
Married to teacher of the deaf, two adult children (doctor and human rights), four grandchildren. Retired from IT (database administrator). Christian - music, homegroup and men's group leading in Emmanuel Parish Church, Saltburn. Play sax in Middlesbrough Jazz and Blues Orchestra, trumpet in U3A band. Love reading and in book club. Like cooking. Member of Whitby Yacht Club and Scaling Dam Sailing Club.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish; Italian; Portuguese, Greek
Social Links:

Mark’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 100
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Crew
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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 relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Competent Crew RYA 2020

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Sloop Chatham/Ramsgate 95 Crew 6
2019 Sloop Naxos/Southern Cyclades 50 Other 15
1969 Dinghy Chatham/Chatham 100 Crew 2
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