Pascal Ferrari, male, 58

Ref 48919

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 600 coastal miles
We are a couple in love with sailing. He, an old firefighter, works as a captain on passenger boats on the Swiss lakes. She works in the operating room in the public hospital. We have been living on our sailboat on the lake for more than 10 years. I have been sailing and boat driving for 35 years. We are very sociable, we love meeting people, discovering new places. We are eager to practice the sea and gain experience.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: nothing
Languages: English; French;
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Pascal’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 600
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
day skipper RYA 2019
competent crew RYA 2018
Boat capitain inshore OFT more 300 passagers 2014
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