Maurice Cross, male, 75

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Nationality: New Zealand
Currently based in: Waikato, New Zealand
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 70000 ocean miles / 50000 coastal miles
I am a qualified YNZ Sailing Instructor and RYA Yacht Master Offshore with over 150000 Nautical Miles boating experience. Have completed one world circumnavigation and various Pacific passages both racing and cruising.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: No dietary restrictions . Generally eat western food
Languages: English;
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Maurice’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 70000 / Coastal: 50000
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
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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