NEIL Summerside, male, 51

Ref 47711

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: London, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5500 ocean miles / 20000 coastal miles
I'm a keen recreational sailor and have been sailing for over 20 years, primarily out of the South Coast of the UK and around the Solent with some additional family sailing holidays in the Caribbean and Med. Qualified and experienced offshore skipper with a recent North Pacific passage and Ireland Solent return passage in some pretty extreme conditions. Also a competent medic with the Medical Care On Board ship licence, so can take control of restricted drugs and confident to administer if and when necessary. Current Offshore Personal Survival Course and Shore-based Ocean.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Vegetarian, However I do eat a little fish and have no problem preparing meat for others this is a health and not a principle decision.
Languages: English;
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NEIL’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5500 / Coastal: 20000
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
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachmaster MCA/RYA Offshore 2012
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Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Clipper 72ft Hawaii/Vancouver 2700 Watch-leader 16 no
2015 Challenge 72 Portsmouth/Cork 1200 Captain 8 no
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