Ref 26184

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Birmingham, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I don't smoke, I'm drug free, fun loving, adventurous, team focused, relaxed and funny. I maintain a cool demeanor and laser focus in an emergency or in extreme weather conditions. I have a keen sense of urgency. I have advanced mechanical skills. I have considerable blue water experience. I have solid references. I’m mentally & physically healthy, considerate, diplomatic, helpful, energetic and courteous. I know what it takes to successfully complete long blue water passages and how to get along with a variety of personality types. I make a sustained effort to get along with everyone. I enjoy the company of people with a backgrounds different from mine. I'm wish to meet people, live the cruising lifestyle and enjoy sailing adventures. I have a USCG Merchant Mariner Credential 50 GRT Master with tow and sail endorsements.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: I have no dietary restrictions.
Languages: English; Spanish;
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NEIL’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Merchant Mariner Credential USCG Master 50 GRT Power & Sail 2018

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 Fountaine-Pajot Lucia St. Thomas USVI/Grenada 300 Crew 3
2023 Lagoon 450 St. Thomas USVI/Puerto Rico 90 Crew 3
2019 Catalina 42 Panama City RP/Colon RP 73 Captain 6 Panama Canal Transit
2018 Catalina 42 Mazatlan/Colon RP 2500 Captain 2 none
2018 Lagoon 42 Tortola/Portugal 2500 Crew 5 ARC
2018 Catalina 42 San Diego/Mazatlan MX 1500 Captain 2 none
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