Mike Seargent, male, 52

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Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: Sydney, Australia
Looking for: South America; South Pacific Islands; Antarctica & Sub-Antarctic Islands;
Experience: 17000 ocean miles / 4500 coastal miles
Experienced skipper. Currently sailing my own yacht from Australia to Europe via Indian Ocean. Super fit. Easy going. Sydney to Auckland return 2019 (skipper), Sydney to Gold Coast return 2018 (skipper), ARC2016 (Garcia 54) (watch leader), Gosport to Las Palmas 2016(Farr 52) (crew), Tall Ship Amorina (Turkey) (crew), Turkey to Gib (Hood 75') (watch leader), Turkey to France (Swan 57') (watch leader). Racing experience: France, Australia and US on various boats. 57' Fishing Tender in Alaskan waters (skipper). 6 week scientific survey on research vessel Petr Kottsov b/w Africa and Antarctica (scientific crew). Boat owner in Sydney for 8 years (skipper). Skippered on numerous Bareboat charters and deliveries in Australia and Mediterranean. RYA Day Skipper, ICC, VHF Certified. Completed Yachtmaster Ocean theory.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: I eat anything
Languages: English; German; Swiss German
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Mike’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 17000 / Coastal: 4500
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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