Peter Wood, male, 65

Ref 48256

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Stamford, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean;
Experience: 16000 ocean miles / 33000 coastal miles
I am looking for an East/West Atlantic passage this autumn. I am free from late November. We have sailed our own boat, an Oyster 46, extensively in Northern Europe, the Med and in the Caribbean. I have logged around 50,000 miles including four Atlantic crossings, mostly as skipper. I have Yachtmaster Ocean and have completed the relevant RYA land-based courses. I am happy to sail as skipper/mate or to join as crew. I like cooking on board and expect to muck in with all the daily routines and contribute my share of provisioning costs. I am not looking to be paid. I like to sail safely within the capabilities of the boat and am not into racing!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; French;
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Peter’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 16000 / Coastal: 33000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Ocean RYA 2017

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Leopard cat Mallorca/Antigua 4400 Watch-leader 6 no
2021 Oyster 46 St Lucia/Falmouth 3500 Captain 4 No
2018 Oyster 46 Mallorca/Antigua 4400 Captain 4 No
2017 Oyster 575 Tahiti/Niue 1200 Watch-leader 4 Oyster World Rally
2016 Oyster 575 Canaries/Antigua 3200 Watch-leader 6 No
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