Terry Couch, male, 40

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: , United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 2000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
I’m Terry, for the past 5 years I have been preparing for a new life chapter. I have been living in a van to save money to quit my job and sail around the world. I have been taking sailing lessons, and other training such as diesal mechanic classes, scuba diving (PADI Dive Master), medical training, etc. I have been helping with sailboat deliveries and sailing as much as I can to become an asset on a boat as crew. I am hoping to come aboard and sail around the world with you.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Terry’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 1 to 3
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 2000 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Dive Master PADI Dive Master 2022
Wildernesses First Responder NOLS 2022
Basic Coastal Cruising American Sailing Association 103 2021
Bareboat Cruising American Sailing Association 104 2021
Marine Diesel Basics Annapolis School of Seamanship Basic 2021
Marine Diesel Level 2 Annapolis School of Seamanship 2 2021
Basic Keelboat Sailing American Sailing Association 101 2016
Maryland Boating Safety NASBLA NA 2016
Keelboat Online Course USA Sailing Basic 2016
STCW Basic Crew Training CompleteUSA US Coast Guard/Bluewater 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Halbert-rassey 46 Puerto Vallarta Mexico /Barra de Navidad Mexico 158 Crew 3
2021 Islander 30 Baltimore Maryland /Annapolis Maryland 21 Crew 2
2021 Tartan 3700 Portland Maine/Stamford Connecticut 264 Crew 3
2021 Stevens Custom 53 Cape Canaveral Florida /Deltaville Virginia 823 Crew 2
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