Paul Günther, male, 37

Ref 44037

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Munich, Germany
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 300 coastal miles
Dear Crew of the Veni Vidi Vixi, Congrats on taking this brave step and going to sail the world as a family leaving everything else behind! Must be one of the last great adventures! I passed my SKS practical test (similar Yachtmaster Coastal) this year as I'm planning to take off for a year within the next 12 to 24 months to sail. I'm not experienced yet, but I'm eager to learn and I'm good at fixing/repairing things.Crossing the Atlantic is one of my dreams - at some point I want to be able to take this trip single handed. I'm 37 living in Munich, working with hardware and electronics in a company I founded 6 years ago offering a smart glove for industries such as warehouses and manufacturing. I'm coming from a big family and while not having kids myself yet, I'm surrounded by kids all the time (youngest is my great-nephew born just a couple of weeks ago). I love teaching them about making things and about electronics/programming. I have a lot of projects I could bring aboard the Veni Vidi Vixi. If you are looking for someone to join your transatlantic trip I would be very happy to join. As a family person I would like to become part of a real family (unlike all the commercial offerings for this trip). I can work in all areas of maintaining Veni Vidi Vixi, care for its crew and teach your kids some fun projects. Have a good trip! Best, Paul
Smoking: non-smoker
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Languages: English; German; Spanish; Portuguese
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Paul’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 300
Nights at sea: 1-10
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

Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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