Robert Beams, male, 53

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Tiverton, RI, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 6500 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
My wife, Ginny, and I have taken a few years off from the working world and are currently sailing an Outremer 51 in the Mediterranean. This fall we plan to join the ARC+ rally and cross to the Caribbean. We both have extensive sailing experience on monohulls including the Caribbean 1500 in 2012 with our then three young daughters. This is our first season sailing in a catamaran.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Robert’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6500 / Coastal: 10000
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
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
100 ton Masters certificate and Sailing endorsement Mariners Learning System 2022

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 51 La Grande Motte, France/Split, Croatia 38 Captain 2
2009 43 Gulf of Maine, Buzzards Bay, Nantucket, Block Island/Chesapeake Bay, Bahamas, BVI/VIs, Windward and Leeward Islands 420 Captain 5 Caribbean 1500 in fall of 2012
2006 43 Charleston, SC/Buzzards Bay, Nantucket and Block Islands 91 Captain 5
2004 32 Buzzards Bay, MA/Nantucket, MA 40 Captain 5
1994 37 West Palm Beach, FL /Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas 96 Captain 2
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