Mark Smith, male, 66

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Dallas, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America;
Experience: 200 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
I've been sailing for about 35+ years starting w/ a Laser, Catalina 22, Islander 30,and now own an Islander 36. Most all of this has been on a lake around Dallas, Texas. I've captained 44' cats about 10 times in BVI and also sailed in Desolation Sound in British Columbia several times. I've crewed a boat delivery on a 57 foot ketch from Cabo to San Diego. Married for 38 years w/ 2 grown kids who all live in Dallas. I've been a banker for my entire professional career and have just recently semi-retired.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
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Mark’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 200 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 1-10
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
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
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