Stephanie Horsfield, female, 60

Ref 47493

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: KINGSTON UPON THAMES, United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 500 ocean miles / 5000 coastal miles
Stephanie & Richard: We are a sailing couple aged 60 & 47 respectively. 30 years sailing experience which includes many years Solent inshore racing on 40ft Elan, some Channel crossings, RORC Channel races, Med & Caribbean cruising. Stephanie is qualified to Coastal Skipper level ( Oct 2020) and is in progress with Yacht Master theory. Richard has achieved Day Skipper practical ( Oct 2020). Recently we have experienced some yacht deliveries standing night watches. We are active, physically fit and capable and now on sabbatical with ambitions to do some global cruising Having been in Gran Canaria for the start of Arc+ 2020 we are inspired to participate in an Arc/Arc + with a competent Owner/Skipper. Otherwise we are open for passages to start of Arc and for passages through the Caribean and Beyond. Based in SW London with easy access to Solent. Willing to travel to any trip starting point. Other hobbies and interests include cycling, skiing and growing our own food on allotment.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Stephanie’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 500 / Coastal: 5000
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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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 relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Coastal Skipper RYA 2020

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 La Gomera/Tenerife 60 Captain 6 RYA Course
2018 Elan 40 UK /France 100 Crew 6 Rorc Race
2010 40ft Dubrovnik/Dubrovmik 300 Watch-leader 6 Cruise
2005 Athens /Athens 300 Watch-leader 6 Cruise
2001 Elan 40/ Sigma 36 Several - UK/France 2000 Crew 6 RORC Races
1992 45ft St Lucia/Grenada 300 Crew 8 cruise
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