Robert Oram, male, 66

Ref 49275

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: , United States
Looking for: South Pacific Islands;
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
My name is Robert , I have had a long relationship with the ocean . Started surfing in Santa Cruz at the age of 13 and continued up to a few years ago . I have traveled extensively for both surf and sail although I only listed the one 2 year trip . Diver , windsurfer , fisherman etc . I have crossed the pacific twice. Sailed from Guam to New Guinea. Carins Australia to Bali and a few other trips . So I am looking for a new adventure of sailing across the pacific. I won’t need to stay on after the trip just thought I would go on a sail about alittle refresher in life . I would love to dive the Tuamotus other then that just looking for another experience. I have more references then you would ever need . Great with kids , I have taught many to swim and surf and I would be happy to give you references on this so you can rest assured. I am in good health . If you need more information please request. Happy sailing Robert
Smoking: non-smoker
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Languages: English; Spanish;
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Robert’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
1981 1924 j boat Cambria. 120 ft Florida/Tahiti 0 Watch-leader 8 Private yacht
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