Shoham Saporta, male, 49

Ref 48354

Nationality: Israel
Currently based in: Tel Aviv, Israel
Looking for: North Pacific Islands; South Pacific Islands;
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
I am 48 years old VP engineering in elevator industry Sailing since I was 12. At sea scouts as a boy, Skipper since I was 18, former yacht instructor skippered many charters and deliveries in the Med, manger and crew member of a racing team since 2013. Atlantic crossing as a skipper in 2018. Easy going and friendly High technical skills Reasonable cooking skills Eager to celebrate my 50 birthday on a Pacific voyage
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Non
Languages: English;
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Shoham’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Commercial skipper Israeli ministry it transportation Coastal/international/commercial/tag boat 1991
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