Rory Lucas, male, 29

Ref 48143

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: , United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 250 coastal miles
Hi i'm Rory, Looking for crewing opportunities in Europe, with a general aim to cross the Atlantic late 2021/early 2022 and sail in the Caribbean for the season, though i'd also be up for some sailing around the Med/Canary Islands/Cape Verde before making the crossing. Completing my Day Skipper qualification in October, and am keen to build on my sailing experience, meet new people, share stories, and explore new places. Working on an open-ended time-frame, so it's easy for me to accommodate changing schedules and weather patterns. I'm also happy to travel to join boats in the UK, Europe, Med or Canary Islands Easy to get on with, organised and have a practical mindset. Always willing get my hands dirty, help out, and do my share of the work onboard. Also an engineer by trade so good at troubleshooting problems and repairs. I'm a good cook and not a fussy eater, though more than happy to cook for those with dietary requirements. I speak some German and a bit of French, but love the chance to speak new languages and get better at them. In addition to sailing, I love climbing, camping, and hiking. I also scuba dive from time to time. Non-smoker, fully covid vaccinated, and happy to do necessary testing for travel
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None, though happy to cook for those with dietary requirements
Languages: English;
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Rory’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 250
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Crew
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Day Skipper Theory RYA 2021
Short Range Certificate (VHF/DSC) RYA 2021

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Sun Odyssey Hamble/Hamble 20 Crew 6
2021 Dufour 36 Hamble/Hamble 57 Crew 7
2009 Bavaria 46 Athens/Athens 167 Crew 9
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