stewart buller, male, 62

Ref 43501

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Northampton , United Kingdom
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands;
Experience: 1650 ocean miles / 1150 coastal miles
RYA Coastal Skipper qualified Sailed to Las Palmas twice but haven't yet made the ARC! Experienced plenty of night watches running down to the Canary Islands. Technically retired, but very active. Fit, healthy, able and willing to learn. Experience of sailing in the Atlantic, Med., Adriatic, Virgin Islands, Solent.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish;
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stewart’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1650 / Coastal: 1150
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Coastal Skipper
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Competent
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Basic
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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

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Coastal Skipper RYA Coastal Skipper Practical 2022
STCW Elementary First Aid MCA Elementary 2022
RYA first aid RYA Basic 2021
World Sailing personal offshore survival course RYA basic 2020
small craft survival course RYA basic 2020
Coastal/Offshore Skipper Theory RYA N/A 2020
Day Skipper RYA N/A 1999

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Beneteau Oceanis 38.1 Southampton, UK/Southampton, UK 150 Student 3
2021 Marsaudon, TS5 Portimao, Portugal/Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 650 Crew 8
2021 Hunter Channel Plymouth/Weymouth 200 Crew 3
2020 Marsaudon TS5 St Rochelle, France/Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 1000 Crew 4
2013 Lagoon 42 sukosan croatia/Kornati Islands 70 Crew 9
2008 Jeanneau 37 Port Solent/Cowes, IOW 190 Captain 5
2006 Oceanis 32 Vounaki, Greec/Meganisi 55 Captain 4
2004 Jeanneau 45 Tortola, BVI/Tortola, BVI 90 Crew 5 Sunsail flotilla
2003 Dufour 30 English Harbour, Antigua/English Harbour, Antigua 18 Captain 3
2003 Jeanneau 451 Gosport, UK/Yarmouth IOW 80 Crew 8
1999 Sun Oddesey 42 San Sebastian, La Gomera/Gran Rey 180 Student 5
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