Matt MacLean, male, 48

Ref 48851

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Halifax, Canada
Looking for: Central & North America;
Experience: 1400 ocean miles / 400 coastal miles
30+ years powerboating experience (mostly small craft), limited sailing experience. I hold Canadian Boating Operators License and successfully completed RYA Competent Crew Course in 2021 (5 day liveaboard - sail). Looking to gain experience both onshore and offshore, as I plan to move through the RYA curriculum over time.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None. I'll cook and eat almost anything.
Languages: English;
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Matt’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1400 / Coastal: 400
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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