Stuart Pierce, male, 60

Ref 49266

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Cowes, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
Hi I live In Cowes Isle of Wight have spent the last 25 yrs sailing racing around the Solent area and across the channel to France I have owned a F 27 trimaran for four years and sailed this on coastal passages around the Solent area having sold this boat I have now purchased a racing trimaran which I am using for racing in the Cowes area. I have always wanted to go on longer passages so now that I have more time on my hands I would like to cross the Atlantic and explore further afield I have an easy-going personality and do not get in a flap when things don’t go as planned. Coming from a farming background I have a make do and mend attitude to any breakdowns.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Stuart’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 1000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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
Outboard engine maintenancex

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Coastal Skipper RYA Pass 2019
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