Sonia Johal, female, 58

Ref 78130

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Isle of Wight , United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 40000 ocean miles / 40000 coastal miles
International Yacht Skipper with over >80000nm RYA Yachtmaster, US Coastguard Master Mate 100T & PADI Master SCUBA Trainer. ARC Rally 2024 Participant Skipper
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
Social Links:

Sonia’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 40000 / Coastal: 40000
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
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Ocean RYA Ocean 2024
Yachtmaster Offshore RYA Offshore 2006
Diesel Engine Maintenance RYA Maintenance 2006
VHF Radio RYA Operator 2006
Master Mate 100T US Coastguard 100T 2003
Master SCUBA Diver Trainer PADI Master 2002
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