Roberto Arruda, male, 69

Ref 13741

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Coral Gables, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 20000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
Retired, passionate for sailing I have sailed all my life on my own boats while having an executive career on a pharmaceutical company. I decided to have an early retirement to pursue my dream of sailing around the world. After accomplishing it, I have decided to help others captains to pursue their ventures offering my company on their journeys.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; Spanish; Portuguese
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Roberto’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 20000 / Coastal: 8000
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Betneteau 43 Corfu, Greece/Zakinthos, Greece 130 Captain 4 no
2018 Oyster 56 Bali, Indonesia/Cape Town, South Africa 6000 Crew 3 OWR
2017 Oyster 54 Antiga/Panama, Galapagos, French Polynesia, Fiji, NZ 11200 Captain 4 OWR
2016 Oyster 54 Palama de Mallorca/Corsica, Sardenia, Sicily, Croatia 1300 Captain 3 no
2016 Oyster 54 Croatia /Canaries, Spain 2200 Captain 4 no
2016 Oyster 54 Canaries/Antiga 2700 Captain 3 ARC
2015 Beneteau Mexico/Miami, FL 400 Captain 3 no
2015 Beneteau Miami, FL/Bahamas 250 Captain 2 no
2014 Beneteau 46 Panama/Mexico 600 Captain 2 no
2013 Beneteau 46 Antigua/Barbuda/Panama 1200 Captain 2 no
2012 Beneteau 46 Miami, FL/Antigua/Barbuda 600 Captain 4 no
2010 Beneteau Virgin Islands. US/Bermuda 600 Crew 5 no
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