Matthew Hagans, male, 61

Ref 33579

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Naples, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5500 ocean miles / 6000 coastal miles
Experienced yachtsman ( powered and sail yachts ) skipper and owner for 30+ years with lots of offshore and Gulfstream crossings, ARC+ in 2019, Salty Dawg in 2020 from FL to Antigua, Currently own a 2019 FP Saona 47 and have a FP "new model" 51 on order for a June 2022 delivery from La Rochelle France. Now planning our summer 2022 sailing for the Mediterranean followed by the ARC+ in November 2022 . Many years experience in Bahamian, Caribbean islands, Gulfstream etc. I am an aviation business owner with an airline transport level FAA license and some 15,000 flight am a solid navigator! Physically active and heathy. Very rusty Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. Easy going and calm in stressful conditions. Non Smoker, light social drinker.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Matthew’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5500 / Coastal: 6000
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
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Electrical and Diesel 2000

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Multihull Las Palmas/St Lucia 3200 Watch-leader 4
2015 70 ft Marlow MOTORYACHT Portland ME/Exumas 1700 Captain 6
1995 Beneteau 503 Fort Lauderdale/Greneda 900 Captain 4
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