Robert Wykes, male, 47

Ref 40404

Main Number: +15198359028
Alt Contact Number: +
Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Guelph, Canada
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands; Antarctica & Sub-Antarctic Islands;
Experience: 15000 ocean miles / 12500 coastal miles
I am looking for a position ideally with sufficient time to see my children here in Canada. For example, three weeks on and one week off initially, but willing to negotiate. Then as time goes on, gradually increase my time away from them. Seasonal, permanent, or contractual I can do, but deliveries from North America and the Caribbean to the Med would be great! PADI Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Medic First Aid and Divemaster Theory. As of 25/02/1986 and again 21/08/1986 I was enrolled in The Air Training Corps and was discharged 16/10/1990. Karate, Tang Soo Doo, Muay Thai and Ninjitsu.I have travelled fairly extensively around the globe, most memorable were Nepal, Thailand and Australia. I'm a chef and sailor by trade. I have had 30 years experience as a chef and 5 years as a sailor. I am also contactable via Skype and Facebook.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: N/A
Languages: English; French;
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Robert’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 15000 / Coastal: 12500
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Transport Canada: MED STCW Basic Safety Training , Marine Advanced First Aid, and Marine Medical Transport Canada 2020
Power Craft RYA 2 1999
Inshore Skipper, Coastal Skipper, and Inshore Instructor AYF 1999
Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore RYA 1999

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
January 0 189 2000/2002 17000 Crew 14
January 0 Various 2002/2003 1000 Crew 1
January 0 Various S/Y and M/Y 1999/2000 10000 Crew 3
January 0 S/Y 2012/2012 500 Crew 3
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