Simon Ashworth, male, 64

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Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 8000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
22yrs Royal Navy Comms Engineer 20 yrs as Comms engineer and manager for Marconi, Telent and Racom.NO
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: allergic to nuts Not a big deal
Languages: English;
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Simon’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 8000 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 52 Monohull La Rochelle/Villamoura 1000 Watch-leader 6
2018 48ft Mono Mackey Eastern Australia/Richards Bay SA 8000 Watch-leader 2
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