Ron B, male, 69

Ref 27965

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Annapolis, United States
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America;
Experience: 3000 ocean miles / 1900 coastal miles
Hi there, am active, healthy, fit, easy going inland and coastal cruiser looking for opportunities to broaden my sailing experience. I began sailing something like 25 years ago purchasing first a sunfish followed by a Catalina 22. I have captained charter cabin sailboats from 29 to 35 feet. I shared a Catalina 34 for 5 years in the Chesapeake. I am not working and my calendar is pretty flexible. My offshore experience includes two Caribbean 1500 rally’s and one circumnavigation around the Delmarva peninsula. No problem with travel expenses or sharing in boat expenses. I would be happy to provide a full boating resume on request. Drop me an email and let’s share an adventure.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Ron’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3000 / Coastal: 1900
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Jeanneau 35 Annapolis/Charleston 650 Crew 3 N/A
2022 Jeanneau 35 Charleston/Annapolis 650 Crew 3 N/A
2021 Hylas 54 Annapolis/Oyster Bay NY 300 Crew 3 N/A
2021 Jeanneau 35 Annapolis/Newport 400 Crew 3 N/A
2021 Jeanneau 35 Newport/Annapolis 500 Crew 3 N/A
2019 Jeanneau 45.2 Annapolis MD/Annapolis MD 400 Crew 5 DelMarva Circumnavigation
2018 Beneteau 49 Portsmouth Va/Tortola 1500 Crew 3 Caribbean 1500
2003 Sailboat Portsmouth Va/Tortola 1500 Crew 5 Caribbean 1500
2002 Valiant 40 Providence RI/Long Island NY 300 Crew 3 Delivery
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