michael conlon, male, 75

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Grant Valkaria, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
After retiring in 2010 I started taking sailing lesson and moved on to crewing on boat deliveries. Have since done Annapolis to Miami 5 trips. Melbourne Fl to Groton CT one trip. Puerto Rico to Annapolis 2 trips and Puerto Rico to Bermuda 1 trip. Also during the past five years I have been crewing on a Baltic 38 participating in SORC races. Ft. Laud to WPB, 5 races, Ft. Laud to Key West 5 Races, Miami to Nassau 1 race, Miami Cuba 1 race, and participated in the St Augustin Race week on yearly basis, During the past racing seasons I have also delivered the boat to (Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach) a total of 15 times. During my military Career I was trained as a Special Forces Medic and have used these skills in combat as well as daily live.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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
Using radarx
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