Katherine Mattikow, female, 21

Ref 29176

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Manhattan, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4000 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I have sailed the ARC 2018 and placed 3 in racing division A (11 boats). I am trying to get more experience at sea in hopes of getting my yachtmasters and captains licenses. I have experience on dinghies, keelboats, tall ships, and 200+ ton power vessels. I have lived and done training on the Brig Niagara sailing ship for 2 weeks this summer. I have the following certifications: ASA 101 Basic sailing, ASA 103 Coastal sailing, US Sailing 101 Basic Keelboat, US Sailing 107 Coastal Navigation, NASBLA New York Safe Boating, Red Cross First Aid Responder.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: Gluten allergy
Languages: English; Spanish;
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Katherine’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4000 / Coastal: 500
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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Terrestrial Navigation SUNY Maritime 2020
Ship Construction and Stability SUNY Maritime 2020
Emergency Medical Technician New York State Basic 2019
US Safe Powerboating US Sailing and Powerboating 2019
Short Range Radio Certificate RYA 2019
Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) USCG 2019
Yachtmaster Coastal RYA Coastal 2019
Coastal Cruising ASA 103 2017
Basic Sailing ASA 101 2017
First Aid and CPR American Red Cross basic 2016
Coastal Navigation US Sailing 108? 2016

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 cruising sailboat Corfu, Greece/Cagliari, Sardinia 1500 Watch-leader 7
2018 45 foot racing yacht Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Saint Lucia 3000 Crew 11 ARC
2018 US Brig Niagara Cleveland, Ohio/Erie, Pennsylvania 300 Crew 32
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