Rachel Dingley, female, 24

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Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Stirling, Scotland’s , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 300 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I have grown up around yachts my whole life and think there is nothing better than being on the water. I am also a PADI Diving Instructor and an RYA Senior Sailing Instructor so I love the water. I have also gained my ICC and hoping to collect miles before doing my yacht master offshore in the next year or so. I also have my Advanced Powerboat Instructor and commercial endorsed to 24m. I currently work for a NGO doing patrols to west Africa to stop illegal fishing.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Rachel’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 300 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
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