Ralph Charles, male, 56

Ref 43594

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Falmouth, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 1500 coastal miles
Hi, I have been sailing for about 5 years now and have a Dufour 36 Classic. We have sailed the south and west coasts of the uk as well as the Channel Islands and west coast of France. The last 3 Christmas periods we have chartered yachts in the Canary Islands and have sailed all the islands there. Our plan is to sail around the world in 2022 if all goes well in an appropriate vessel.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Ralph’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 1500
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
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