Brian Dixon, male, 67

Ref 29743

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: uk, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 3500 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
Practical/Pragmatic and Good sense of Humour-Travelled/Worked Worldwide Qualified Engineer /Safety Consultant /Commercial Oilfield Saturation Diver/ EASA/UK Airline Pilot /Advanced Flight Instructor /BASI Alpine Ski Instructor Flotilla/Charter /Delivery Skipper Med-Greece/Spain/Croatia/Biscay transit exp /Indonesia/Australia
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None -I like most food - able to provision for long trips -healthy and nutritious meal plan can cook reasonably well
Languages: English; German; Spanish; Italian;
Social Links:

Brian’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 3500 / Coastal: 10000
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Offshore Survival Firefighting OPITO 2021
Yachtmaster Offshore RYA Offshore 2010
Professional Practice and Responsibilities RYA RYA 2005
Advanced First Aid Dundee Medical School Hyperbaric 1980
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