Nathaniel Comeau, male, 26

Ref 48251

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Victoria, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 350 coastal miles
Hello, I'm looking to get ocean miles. I've spent two seasons racing 35 foot keelboats, a season dinghy sailing a 470 and I have had great fun on longer day cruises. However, I'm extremely interested in building up to bluewater sailing. I'm currently a member of the Victoria sailing Co-op to gain keelboat experience, and I'm sailing smaller dinghies in the coastal waters of Victoria BC. I am looking for bluewater miles though. I'd love to trade eager hard work for experience on your boat. I'm a dilligent, methodical and thoughtful learner, and overall an easy-going person. I'm also tidy, and love the reward from keeping things spick and span. When I'm not sailing, I work as a software developer. My spare time has me using my hands to fix bicycles, read books or pluck my guitar or banjo. I also have interests in Ham radio, astronomy, and Spanish/French language learning. Thanks for reading. Cheers!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: No restrictions.
Languages: English; French; Spanish;
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Nathaniel’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 350
Nights at sea: 0
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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 J35 Coastal Canada/Coastal Canada 40 Crew 4
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