Monte Barnhart, male, 52

Ref 50989

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Boblingen, Germany
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 1550 ocean miles / 2200 coastal miles
Soon to be retired American Soldier that plans to sail the world from day one of freedom. I am gaining sailing experience and knowledge to set myself up for a great voyage with my wife. We currently have a 27 foot sailboat but we will be looking for a forever boat as the day gets closer. In the meantime I have been working through the RYA credentials through a center in the UK and we have chartered various boats in the Med and North Sea.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Monte’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1550 / Coastal: 2200
Nights at sea: 11-49
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Coastal RYA Coastal 2023
Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Skipper Online Theory 2023
Yachtmaster Offshore RYA Offshore 2023

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 2020 Dufour 36 Marseille, France/Cassis, France 50 Captain 2 Private
2023 Jeanneau 35 Chatham, UK/Queensborough, UK River Medway 45 Student 5 Yachtmaster Coastal Prep and Test
2023 Jeanneau 35 Chatham, UK/Woolverstone, UK and return 180 Student 6 RYA Coastal Skipper
2023 1989 Baltic 55 Angra do Heroismo, Azores/Muxia, Spain 834 Watch-leader 5 Private
2023 1989 Baltic 55 Muxia, Spain/Lorient, France 358 Watch-leader 5 Private
2023 Jeanneau 35 Chatham, UK/Queenborough, UK River Medway 55 Student 5 Yachtmaster Offshore Prep and Test
2022 Elan 39 Trieste, Italy/Venice, Italy to Ankaran, Slovenia to Trieste 132 Captain 2 Charter
2022 Jeanneau 35 Chatham, UK/River Medway 40 Student 3 RYA Day Skipper
2021 Beneteau 361 Palma, Spain/Palma, Spain 56 Captain 2 Charter
2021 Bavaria 32 Lelysted, Netherlands/Makkum, NL 69 Captain 2 Charter
2020 Bristol 27 Key West, FL/St Mary 420 Captain 2 Independent
2020 Bristol 27 Camp Lejeune, NC/Key West, FL 700 Captain 2 Independent
2019 Bristol 27 Little River, SC/Camp Lejeune, NC 98 Captain 2 Independent
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