steve collova, male, 45

Ref 23537

Nationality: United States
Currently based in: Ft Lauderdale, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 15000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I'm a USCG licensed Captain, and my partner and I are sailing West in the tropics. Currently we are in New Zealand heading to Fiji then west to Vanautu, New Caledonia, and then Austraila for next cyclone season. Here's what we've been up to lately on Facebook and Instagram.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; Spanish;
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steve’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 15000 / Coastal: 5000
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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Captain USCG Masters 2018

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Catamaran Bahamas/New Zealand 15000 Captain 2 Independent
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