Michael Hughes, male, 63

Ref 31137

Nationality: Viet Nam
Currently based in: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 4500 coastal miles
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 4500
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Beneteau Cyclades Sailing Vessel Athens/Hydra, Poros, Spetses Greek Islands 0 Captain 4 Pleasure island cruising
2019 Beneteau Cyclades Sailing Vessel Athens/Lanzarote, Canary Islands 2100 Captain 7 Delivery trip
2018 Beneteau Cyclades Sailing Vessel Split, Croatia/Aegina, Greece 0 Captain 3
2015 Sailing Cape Town/Albany 4890 Crew 17 Clipper Yacht Race
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