Paul Mais, male, 41

Ref 20408

Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Victoria, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Hi, I'm looking to continue expanding my ocean sailing experience. I grew sailing in British Columbia and have been actively racing and cruising my whole life. I'm easy-going, friendly, and understand the intricacies of living on smaller boats. I've been across the Atlantic on a power vessel and raced to Hawaii as well as some other open passages. I have a number of formal certifications (some expired) and some basic engineering knowledge.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Paul’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Offshore Personal Survival Course Sail Canada Offshore 2017
Yachtmaster Offshore Commercial Endorsed RYA Offshore 2004
Medical Emergency Basic Training USGC Basic 2004
Personal Survival Techniques USGC STCW95 2004

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Cal 2-27 Desolation Sound, British Columbia/local 250 Captain 1 Independent
2018 J92 San Fransisco/Hawaii 2500 Watch-leader 4 Pac Cup Race
2017 Swan 48 Cartagena, Spain/Ipswich, UK 2000 Crew 4 Independent
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