Suneil Kapadia, male, 63

Ref 49438

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Looking for: Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I completed practical RYA Day skipper and shore based coastal skipper/yacht master 15 years ago but have done little sailing since. I am doing an RYA Day skipper practical refresher course next week for five days. I have done dinghy sailing this year. I am physically active having ran two half marathons this year and run 5-10 miles every week. I medically qualified and I work part time in the UK health service (NHS), I am married and have three grown children. I am looking to get back into sailing again with a view to getting my RYA practical yacht master.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Suneil’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 1-10
I have experience as: Crew
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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
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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
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