Markus Dahinden, male, 64

Ref 68453

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: Lucerne, Switzerland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1500 ocean miles / 2500 coastal miles
Usually sailing on the lake of Lucerne. Well educated, team player, still working hard as a project leader but having the possibility to take off as I want. Preparing for retirement, would like to sail around the world starting 2025.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: Non
Languages: English; French; German;
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Markus’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1500 / Coastal: 2500
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
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 cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Swiss Certificate of Competence for Ocean Yachting Swiss Yachting Association sailing 2024
Yachtmaster RYA Coastal 2023

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2024 Baltic 55 Kinsale/Troon 320 Crew 5 No
2024 Baltic 55 Baiona/Kinsale 760 Crew 5 No
2023 Elan Impression 434 Alicante/Alicante 190 Student 3 No
2023 Beneteau Idylle 15.5 Arrecife/La Graciosa 150 Watch-leader 3 No
2023 Bavaria 41 Teneriffa/Teneriffa 120 Student 4 no
2022 Beneteau oceanis 48 Glasgow/Oban 130 Crew 5 no
2022 Hanse 48 Fetje/Fetje 140 Watch-leader 4 no
2021 Sun Odyssey 479 Corfu/Corfu 420 Watch-leader 4 No
2021 Bavaria 47 Napoli/Napoli 150 Watch-leader 4 no
2018 Lagoon 46 Catania/Athens 450 Crew 6 no
2017 Elan 46 Split/Split 130 Crew 4 no
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