Stuart Murdoch, male, 53

Ref 41381

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Inverness, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 6000 ocean miles / 800 coastal miles
Self-employed sculptor and carver living in Highlands of Scotland. I own and sail my own 30 foot Albin Ballad around the islands of the Western coast. I enjoy hill-walking, SCUBA, reading, cooking, my boat and my motorbike. I am interested in gaining more experience on the water, travelling, enjoying company and building miles before embarking on longer journeys on my own boat.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: I am vegan but will consider eating fish whilst afloat
Languages: English;
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Stuart’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 6000 / Coastal: 800
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 cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Day Skipper RYA 2016

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2018 Tall Ship Cape Town/Antigua 6000 Crew 48 N/A
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