Peter Beaman, male, 73

Ref 5164

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: CHURCH STRETTON, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 35005 ocean miles / 20000 coastal miles
I have had been sailing all my life. The main events have been fitting out from a bare hull a Rival 34, then sailing it to the Mediterranean as Skipper. Sailed off Abersoch in a Sigma 33 as navigator raced around the cans cruised to Scotland & the east coast of Ireland. Raced in Cork week. 1992 Passed my Yachtmaster offshore exam. 1995 Passed my Yachtmaster Ocean exam. 1996 Training with Clipper sailed on the RTW yacht Maiden. Signed up to do 1 leg of the first Clipper Round the World race. 1997 Sailed on Serica Clipper from Hong Kong to Singapore then on to the Seychelles this was one leg of the Clipper RYW race. 1998 Sailed with Clipper on a Corporate week to Dublin and back to Plymouth. 2000 Gained a Long Range Radiotelephone Certificate. 2000 Sailed on Antiope Clipper from Lanzarote to Southampton. 2002 Sailed on Capetown Clipper from Villamoura to Plymouth. 2003 Trained with Challenge signed up for the Challenge Round Britain Race on BG Group. 2004 Sailed with Challenge on the Round Britain Race & we won the race on BP Explorer. 2009 Sailed with Clipper Hull & Humber on the Round the Island race. 2011 Sailed on a Dufour 38.5 Breast to Villamoura. 2012 Attended The Ocean Cruising Seminar. 2012 Sailed on a Benateau 56 Villamoura to Maderia. 2013 Sailed in the ARC+ via Cape Verdes to St Lucia in a Southerly 135 RS started at Villamoura. 2015 Sailed up the Intercoastal waterway on the East coast of the USA from Charleston to Annapolis as Skipper on a Southerly 135 RS. 2016 Sailing from West Palm Beach Florida to Key West then to Havana, stopped off at one or two places in Cuba. On to Grand Cayman, then forward to the Panama Canal. Transited the Panama Canal as Crew/line handler on a Southerly 135RS. I have logged 40,000 sea miles. I have a very wide range of skills & knowledge on yachts systems up to eighty feet in length, I am able to work below & cook in very demanding conditions. Please don’t be put off by my age I am still working part time, my health is very good and your trip sounds very appealing to me. Regards Peter Beaman.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Peter’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 35005 / Coastal: 20000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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

Using a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
GMDSS Short Range Certificate RYA 2019
STCW basic Safety Training UKSA MCA 2018
Long Range Radiotelephone Certificate Radiocommunications Agency 2000
Yachtmaster Ocean RYA 1995

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Southerly 38 Plymouth/Lagos 990 Watch-leader 3 Arc Portugal
2018 Jenneau 42 Plymouth /Lagos 950 Watch-leader 4 ARC Portugal
2018 Beneteau 44 Portobello/Panama via San Blas 360 Crew 3 No
2017 Beneteau 44 Greneda/St Lucia 310 Crew 2 No
2016 Southerly 135RS West Palm Beach/Panama via Cuba & Grand Cayman 700 Watch-leader 0
2015 Southerly 135RS Charlestown /Anapolis Via the ICW 560 Captain 5 No
2014 Jenneau 37.9 Neyland /Swansea and return 210 Captain 4 No
2013 Southerly 135RS Villamoura /St Lucia via Cape Verde 2100 Watch-leader 4 Arc+
2013 Jenneau 379 Neyland/Dunmore East to Neyland 310 Captain 5 No
2012 Beneteau 56 Villamoura /Funchal Maderia 532 Crew 4 No
2012 Southerly 135RS Malga/Villamoura 200 Crew 0
2011 Dufor 38.5 Breast/Villamoura 1125 Watch-leader 3 No
14 Dehler 35 Hamble/Fethiye 3000 Watch-leader 3 Yacht delivery (Halcyon Yachts)
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