Oliver Biederbeck, male, 54

Ref 78738

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Cologne, Germany
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 4500 coastal miles
Hi! I am Oliver, an experienced sailor on a variety of sailing yachts between 36 and 51 feet. I hold the "SSS" license (Sportseeschifferschein), the German equivalent to the Yachtmaster Offshore. To extend my experience, I would like to join a passage to the Canaries or Azores. I usually sail double-handed with my wife and sometimes take the skipper role for crews of of 3 to 8 persons. My home area are the Netherlands with the wonderful Waddenzee and North Sea. Second home area is the Med, especially Balearic Islands and Greece Aegean Sea.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German;
Social Links:

Oliver’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 4500
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
Invite this crew to
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
Sportseeschifferschein Deutscher SeglerVerband 0
Short Range Certificate | SRC Deutscher SeglerVerband 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 Dufour 460 GL FR, Marseille/St. Tropez 241 Captain 3
2023 Varianta 44 NL, Lemmer/NL, Medemblik 150 Captain 6 24 Uurs Zeilrace
2023 Varianta 44 NL, Lemmer/NL, Terschelling 145 Captain 7
2022 Elan Impression 45.1 Greece, Athens/Serifos, Hydra, Poros 186 Captain 6
2022 Bavaria Cruiser 46 NL, Lemmer/NL, Vlieland 133 Captain 6
2022 Bavaria Cruiser 37 NL, Lemmer (Round Netherlands)/NL, Vlissingen 407 Captain 2
2021 Bavaria Cruiser 45 Palma de Mallorca/Palma de Mallorca 112 Captain 5
2021 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 439 DE, Heiligenhafen/DK, Bornholm 451 Captain 3
2020 Bavaria Cruiser 41 NL, Lemmer/NL, Terschelling 117 Captain 3
2020 Bavaria Cruiser 41 Greece, Lavrion/Serifos, Paros, Sifnos, Hydra 270 Captain 3
2019 Bavaria Cruiser 36 NL, Lemmer/NL, Terschelling 135 Captain 6
2019 Dufour 382 GL NL, Lemmer/NL, Vlieland 155 Captain 3
2019 Bavaria Cruiser 46 NL, Lemmer (Round Holland)/NL, Lemmer 224 Captain 5
2018 Bavaria Cruiser 40 Palma de Mallorca/Menorca, Palma de Mallorca 321 Captain 3
2018 Dufour 382 GL NL, Lemmer/NL, Terschelling 133 Captain 6
2018 Bavaria Cruiser 51 Palma de Mallorca/Portopetro 137 Watch-leader 12
2017 Bavaria Cruiser 40 Palma de Mallorca/Ibiza, Formentera 350 Captain 3
2017 Bavaria Cruiser 46 NL, Lemmer (Round Holland)/NL, Lemmer 274 Watch-leader 7
2017 Bavaria 38 NL, Stavoren (Round Holland)/NL, Stavoren 200 Watch-leader 5
brought to you by