Simon Crowe, male, 56

Ref 77534

Nationality: Ireland
Currently based in: Dungarvan, Ireland
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
I'm living in Dungarvan (Ireland). I've sailed for over 40 years in dinghies from Lasers, Fireballs, 505, Albacore, GP14 and Finn to yachts like the J24, Hunter 707, X99, J39, IMX38, Hunter 36, Half Tonner, and Beneteau Oceanis 411. I currently own a Caravella 25 yacht named Costa Bomba. I've raced at all levels from club, nationals, europeans, world championships, JOG, and RORC. These days I combine race participation with cruising and delivery voyages! N.B. Voyage experience below only reflects very recent trips.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Simon’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
Repairing or making sailsx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
RYA Coastal Skipper RYA Certified 2023
Elementary First Aid Aboard Ship Government of Ireland Department of Transport Certified 2012
National Powerboat Certificate Irish Sailing Certified 2012
Personal Survival Techniques Government of Ireland Department of Transport Certified 2012
Radio Operator Short Range Certificate Government of Ireland Department of Transport Certified 2012

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 Oceanis 411 9/10/2023/13/10/2023 87 Student 5
2023 Hunter 36 1/10/2023/1/10/2023 42 Watch-leader 3
2023 Hunter 36 23/6/2023/29/6/2023 364 Watch-leader 4
2023 Hunter 36 19/2/2023/19/2/2023 12 Watch-leader 3
2022 Caravella 25 22/9/2022/22/9/2022 30 Captain 2
2022 Caravella 25 9/4/2022/9/4/2022 30 Captain 2
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