Peter Lindsay, male, 59

Ref 48840

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Hove, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 550 coastal miles
I am a business owner who has been working exceptionally hard to build a unique business and would now like to escape for a few weeks and fulfil a lifetime ambition to sail the Atlantic. I began sailing in Merlin Rockets and Wayfarers before picking up Windsurfing. I came to yachting about 3 years ago and have a 1/3 share in a Tayana Vancouver moored in Beaulieu. We have a big schedule of sailing this Spring/Summer which I need to build experience and build miles starting with a trip to the Channel Islands this Easter followed by a trip to Scandinavia. I have just entered the Royal Escape which i will be competing in my own yacht. I am qualified as an RYA Day Skipper and have attended the RYA Offshore Safety course. I am practical and creative and very much a team player. I am a pretty good cook too.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Peter’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 550
Nights at sea: 1-10
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
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None
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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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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