Michael Bleakley, male, 64

Ref 40193

Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: Sydney, Australia
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Many years experience inshore / offshore racing and cruising. Day / night sailing / Standing watch / navigating. I love the ocean and have an easy going, friendly outlook
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: Nil
Languages: English;
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Michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Sea Safety Survival, Marine Radio, Day Skipper, Maritime First Aid RYA Basic 2019

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
January 0 Beneteau 44.7 Lord Howe Island/Sydney 500 6 Independent
January 0 Beneteau 44.7 Hobart/Hobart 1500 Watch-leader 6 Independent
January 0 varios Sydney/Southport 0 Captain 3 Independent
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