Neil Gadbury, male, 73

Ref 16645

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: 5133 Lakeside Lane, Twin Lakes, Iowa USA, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Since retirement I have pursued my passion for sailing and travel. I look forward to meeting interesting people who share the same passions. Offshore and International safety at sea and STCW. I have delivered several yachts to and from the US. I prefer the offshore sailing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
Social Links:

Neil’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
International Offshore Safety at Sea with hands on training World Sailing/US Sailing 2019
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Royal Yachting Association Offshore 2016

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Mornings 50 Croatia /Croatia 150 Captain 9 cruising
2019 Hansas 505 Bahamas/Connecticut USA 700 Watch-leader 3 none
2018 catamaran deliveryx2 Annapolis/Bahamas 1600 Watch-leader 3
2017 Grande Soile 43 Cowes uk/Portsmouth UK 620 Crew 7 Fastnet
2017 Skyelark 52 Panama City, Panama/Galapagos Islands 1000 Watch-leader 7 World Arc
2016 Beneteau 47.7 Caribbean Sea/Beneteau 47 Sea 300 Captain 2
2016 Grande Soile 43 Grande Canaries /ST Lucia 3000 Crew 9 World ARC
2015 Beneeteau 47.7 Cowes UK /La Palmas Grande Canaries 5200 Crew 7 delivery from UK to France, Malta, Spain and Las Palmas
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