Richard Killip, male, 58

Ref 44121

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Cornwall, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 6000 coastal miles
I will arrive in Las Palmas on Friday 13th November. Please contact me ! Easy going sailor with long term experience including top level Dinghy sailing as a youth, European one design keel boat racing and more recently extensive sailing in Asia and Australia, including boat deliveries, China Sea Race (8), Vietnam Race (6) and Sydney Hobart race (3). Reasonable amateur. Not a professional Most of my sailing in last 15 years on sailing yacht Zanzibar, a 42' Humphreys UK built boat based in Singapore/HK. Engines are not my forte, but I have Sea Safety Survival and some first aid training. All rounder on the boat, happy cleaning toilets, driving, trimming, fast but safety conscious too. Love cooking ! Sociable, reliable. I'm not old fashioned, but not a Social Media fan or active either. Sociable - just call me on Whatsapp or email ! (+44) 0771 6942057 [email protected] Can send photos.
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: 6000 / Coastal: 6000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Repairing or making sailsx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 40 Cruiser Singapore/Phucket 400 Watch-leader 2 Delivery
2014 Humphreys 42 Hong Kong/Subic Bay 565 Watch-leader 8 Race
2012 TP 52 Sydney/Hobart 550 Crew 12 Race
2012 Humphreys 42 Hong Kong/Subic Bay 565 Watch-leader 8 Race (winner)
January 0 Volvo 60 Hobart/Sydney 600 Watch-leader 8 Delivery
January 0 Mumm 30 Singapore/Phucket 400 Watch-leader 2 Delivery
January 0 Mumm 30 Phucket /Singapore 400 Watch-leader 2 Delivery
January 0 Sydney 40 Singapore/Koh Samui 500 Watch-leader 2 Delivery
January 0 Sydney 40 Koh Samui/Singapore 500 Watch-leader 2 Delivery
January 0 Bebetau First 50 Gosford, Sydney/Lord Howe 220 Watch-leader 8 Race
January 0 Volvo 60 Sydney /Hobart 550 Crew 12 Race
January 0 Varied Various/Various 1000 Watch-leader 2 Deliveries/cruising/racing
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