Christine Turner, female, 72

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Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 30000 ocean miles / 25000 coastal miles
2023 In Grenada after participating in Grenada Sailing Week. Recently cruised in St Vincent & The Grenadines after sailing summer 2022 in Greece. Crossed Atlantic from Annapolis to The Azores on Hylas 70 in 2022. In 2021 sailed in Queensland - Brisbane to Lizard Island on Hylas 54 and racing out of Brisbane and Sydney Yacht Clubs on Elan, Sydney 38 and Jeaneau. Boat sitting for 4 months in Brisbane. Joined 2019 Oyster World Rally in Indonesia and from Indonesia to Madagascar, then again on Oyster 57 to Thailand to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Previous experience on ARC Europe Caribbean to BVI to Bermuda, Azores, Italy 2017 on Hallberg Rassy; 2014 Panama to Tahiti (Independent) and World ARC 2014 across South Pacific from Tahiti to Fiji. Sailing Log available detailing 55,000nm with other deliveries, cruising and racing details. Australian/English passports and B1/B2 USA. Mature, fit, agile, enjoys cooking. Certificates include RYA Competent Crew, MROCP, Sea Safety Survival, boat licence, does not suffer from seasickness, remains calm and focused in unexpected circumstances, member of Ocean Cruising Club and Australian Coastguard for 2.5 years. Background includes banking, IT Consultant, worked in hospitality for Hyatt and Accor hotels, had Award Winning B&B in Sydney. Please contact me for a detailed list of my Sailing Experience. Fair Winds, Christine
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: No special food requirements
Languages: English;
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Christine’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 30000 / Coastal: 25000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Offshore Safety Course RYA/ISAF Passed Competent 2008
MROCP Queensland Coastguard Competent 2006
Boat Licence Queensland Government Competent 2005
Competent Crew RYA International Competent Crew 2005

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Hylas 70 Annapolis/The Azores 2600 Crew 4 Independent
2022 62 Corfu/Lavrio Greece 500 Crew 3 Independent
2021 Hylas 54 Brisbane/Cooktown 1000 Crew 2
2019 57 Phuket, Thailand/Maldives 2200 Crew 3 Independent
2018 54 Lombok Indoensia/Madagascar 5000 Crew 3 Oyster World Rally
2018 57 Labuan Bajo Indonesia/Lombok Indonesia 300 Crew 3 Oyster World Rally
2017 Hallberg Rassy Sint Marteen Caribbean/Italy 5000 Crew 3 ARC Europe
2016 Baltic 52 Connecticut/Florida 1000 Crew 4 Independent
2015 Amel Super Maramu St Lucia /Panama 1786 Crew 4 OCC Rally
2014 Chantier Meta 47 Tahiti/Fiji 2025 Crew 3 World ARC
2014 Fountaine Pajot 44 Panama/Tahiti 5000 Crew 5 Independent
2013 John Guzzwell 46 Samoa/Australia 2200 Crew 3 Independent
2013 Leopard 47 Jamaica/Panama 600 Crew 2 Independent
2007 Tayana 58 Bangkok/Phuket 1500 Crew 3 Independent
2006 Benetau 47 Malta/Spain 1500 Crew 3 Independent
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