Michael Jeongco, male, 52

Ref 86800

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Tokyo, Japan
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 365 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
Retired and full time traveler with homebase in Tokyo, Japan. I discovered sailing when a group of friends invited me to sail the BVI back in 2008. Since then I've learned to sail on 420s at the Northwestern University sailing school, owned two boats (27' and 30'), obtained a USCG Maritime Captains license, bareboat Captained trips on a 46' catamaran in the BVI and ran my own charter company. Additionally, I've raced in numerous events on Chicago's lake Michigan as captain and crew on several vessels ranging from 30' - 38' in length.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 365 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 0
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
Competent
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Basic
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Maritime Captain United States Coast Guard Master and Mate of self propelled vessels including Auxiliary Sail of < 50 GRT 2018
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