Richard Anderson, male, 55

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Elmhurst, IL, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 2500 coastal miles
I started crewing/racing in Chicago on an S2 9.1, Kahuna, Captain Loren Thompson. Loren suggested I join a sailing club to learn how to sail a boat on top of me learning crew positions on his boat. I am a Rhodes 19 & Colgate 26 skipper on top of my main crew positions of jib & spinnaker trim and pit. I have completed 3 Hook races on the S2 9.1, Kahuna. I have competed in 6 Mac races on the S2 9.1, Kahuna, & a Peterson 34, Cahoots. Never completed the MAC on the S2 9.1 but completed all 3 Mac races on the Peterson 34. I am looking forward to doing a Caribbean 1500.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English;
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Richard’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 2500
Nights at sea: 11-49
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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Peterson 34 Chicago/Mackinac Island 333 Crew 7
2012 S2 9.1 Chicago/Mackinac Island 333 Crew 6
2002 S2 9.1 Racine, WI/Menominee, MI 217 Crew 6
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