Stefan Andreasson, male, 51

Ref 15802

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Gothenburg, Sweden
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; South America; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 100 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
Im a 51 year old sailor from the west coast of Sweden. I want to fulfill a long time dream of crossing the Atlantic. I've been sailing my hole life allthough most of the trips has been costal round the coasts of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. For my fiftieth birthday my friends gave me a pair of red trousers (a Swedish tradition that when one has sailed across the Atlantic, You are allowed to wear red trousers in the marinas. Silly but fun.). So now I need to make it happen! Before they get too small... I'm available from the beginning of September anywhere in Europe. I would prefere sailing from mainland Europe/UK/Mediterranean rather than doing just the leap across from Canaries or Cabo Verde, but I'm up for anything that's going west! I'm of ordinary shape and health, not a heavy drinker allthough I very much enjoy a nice glass of wine or a mug of beer. I can cook, probably better than average, not a fodie but interested. I'm not a smoker.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None.
Languages: English; French; Swedish
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Stefan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 100 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Anchoring and handling anchors x
Cooking at sea x
Using dinghies with outboard motors x
Heaving-to and other heavy weather tactics x

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