Michael Off, male, 62

Ref 49702

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Meersburg, Germany
Looking for: Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 100 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I´m Michael, 62 years old, 3 children, healthy, owner of a small hotel at lake constance. My boat is a Dynamic 35 sailed in summer on the lake and a few races, therefore i only can go from November until February. My experience: 1984 charter in bahamas in group 10 days 2008 charter in greece in group 10 days 2015 charter turkey skipper with family 10 days 2016 cap verde only 2 days with group on atlantic 2018 charter italy elba skipper with family 7 days Licences: german A-Schein, Bodensee-Schifferpatent, SRC, International certificate for operators of pleasure craft on the waterways navigable by sea-going ships
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: no
Languages: English; German;
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Michael’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 100 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 1-10
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
International certificate for operators of pleasure craft on the waterways navigable by seagoing ships Bundesamt für Seefahr und Hydrographie 2018
SRC Deutscher Segler Verband 2018
ASchein Deutscher Segler Verband 0
BodenseeSchifferPatent 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Bavaria 32 italy Elba/around 80 Captain 2 no
2016 old 2 ton class cape verde/arround salt 100 Crew 6 no
2015 bavaria 32 turkey/along the coast 80 Captain 3 no
2008 sun odissey 40 greece/div. islands 120 Crew 7 no
1984 40 ft 2-mast-boat Bahamas island hopping/ 100 Crew 5
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