Philip Rush, male, 64

Ref 32814

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Portland , United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Avid sailor.. Graduate of maritime academy deck officer various ships, various oceans. Owner/operator various monohulls. Currently own and operate Lagoon 380 catamaran.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Philip’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
1979 Various including tankers, freighters, container ships, offshore supply San Francisco/Worldwide 50 Watch-leader 30
1974 Monohulls and catamaran West coast /Pacific Northwest, Panama, Costa Rica, east coast, Bahamas, Bermuda 5000 Captain 3
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