Imo Hosein, male, 60

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Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Toronto, Canada
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South America; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 800 coastal miles
Hi I am a retired firefighter looking to get some sailing experience. I have taken cruising courses and navigation courses up to the intermediate level also I have been sailing albacores and Lasers . These are some of the courses I have taken: can sail 3, radio license., pleasure craft license. navigation courses 4 and electronic nav. through Canada Power Squadron, Catamaran sailing in the Grenadines. I did own a Mirage 27 about 20 years ago. I can swim. I've completed first aid courses. I find that working at a Fire Station working and living in close proximity you need to get the job done with people of different backgrounds and experience , this quality I think will help when sailing offshore.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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Imo’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 800
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Crew
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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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
navigation courses, sailing course in The Grenadines, and various other corses Canadian Power Squadron member, Canada Sailing Association intermediate 2015
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