NATHAN KEMPFER, male, 59

Ref 11965

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Chesapeake Beach, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America;
Experience: 4500 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
I am a 30+year paramedic and 25+ year firefighter. I have been sailing since 2004 and lived aboard my Freedom 36 in Maryland for 18 months. Currently, I have approximately 6,000 miles (4500 miles open ocean) in both monohulls and catamarans (which were deliveries) experience. I am a non-smoker, can cook, and can perform basic maintenance and repairs. In addition, I am a dive instructor (was a rescue diver for 15+ years) and have my Ham radio license.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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NATHAN’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4500 / Coastal: 1500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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