Scott Sloan, male, 56

Ref 42549

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Houston, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
I started sailing in college dingy racing (e.g Lasars, 420s, Wayfarers) and I crewed on 30-40 ft sail boats (e.g. Tartan 10). Later I started bareboat chartering as skipper on different 40-50 ft boats. I have had the chance to sail in a wide variety of areas including the West Coast of Scotland, the Solent, Croatia, BVIs and the Great Lakes. Now, I am very interested in gaining more offshore experience. I am willing and happy to play a wide variety of roles on board from maintenance, cooking, watches and navigation - whatever needs to be done. While I would love to join a boat for one of the rallies I am also very willing to work on boat delivery or positioning trips, and I am experienced on short-handed boats. I have a number of certificates including RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster (Theory) plus some ASA certificates for bareboat charting and catamarans.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Scott’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 1-10
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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Bareboat Cruising ASA 104 2020
Cruising Catamaran ASA 114 2020
RYA Yachtmaster (Theory) RYA 2011
Coastal Skipper RYA 2008
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