Peter Hirst, male, 55

Ref 48002

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Lymington, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 12000 coastal miles
I am 56 years of age. A former lawyer, recently retired. I have been sailing for 30 years, formerly owned a Moody 45 DS, which I sold last year. For the last 6 months I have fully refitted a Hardy 42 Commodore and am now enjoying cruising the SW coast of England, the Isles of Scilly, Channel Isles and hopefully in September the N French coast. I have not logged my miles, but suggest it’s north of 10,000. I was crew on an Oyster 45 on the 2012 ARC, which was a wonderful experience. I have raced in the Solent and the Caribbean. I am a team player, competent sailor and would very much like to crew for a skipper in search of someone who can help in most departments and is a sensible head in the inevitable challenges they face in such a crossing.
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: 3000 / Coastal: 12000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
January 0 Oyster Las Palmas/Antigua 2300 Watch-leader 4
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