Nick Troy, male, 62

Ref 49430

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Swanage, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
I have sailed dinghies since I was a child and still do club racing in a Dart 18. I have owned shares in yachts three times - a 36 ft monohull in the 80s, a 40ft trimaran in the 2000s and a 27ft trimaran around 2015. I have done well over 10,000 miles of coastal yachting. I have done four long trips - Falmouth to Bayona, Hamble to Lisbon, BVI to Bermuda, Cuxhaven to Dover. I passed the Yachtmaster exam in 1996. I worked as a general builder and am now 90% retired. I have all round practical skills and am prepared to take my turn unblocking the heads if it needs doing
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Nick’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 10000
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 VHF radiox
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2017 45ft Monohull Southamptom/Lisbon 1000 Watch-leader 3
2010 42ft monohull Cuxhaven/Dover 400 Watch-leader 2
2003 50ft monohull BVI/Bermuda 1000 Watch-leader 5
2002 50ft Monohull Falmouth/Baiona 500 Watch-leader 4
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