Thomas Burns, male, 57

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Nationality: United States
Currently based in: New Orleans Louisiana, United States
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
I have been sailing and on boats as long as I can remember.Completed ARC+ 2021 and want to go again. I have a USCG 100 ton Master license with sailing endorsement since 1993 and worked operating oilfield supply vessels off of Louisiana.I have owned a Beneteau 46 and Hallberg Rassy 40 and have experience as delivery crew and captain as well as cruising on my own boats and larger catamarans. I am looking to sail with my wife of 30 years as crew , we are both ASA certified sailing instructors. I am a scuba instructor and my wife is a certified dive master. Our two girls are grown and on their own and we are able to take off and go sailing ! Completed ARC+ 2021 Canaries to Grenada. Please email or give me a call as I am always happy to talk sailing. [email protected] Take Care Thomas
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English;
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Thomas’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
ASA sailing instructor American Sailing Association 101,103,104,114 2020
Freediving Instructor PADI 2018
Scuba Instructor PADI IDC staff instructor 1985

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 Lagoon 450 St augustine fla/New York 850 Captain 5
2020 Swan Annapolis/Bermuda and return 1600 Crew 6
2020 Hallberg Rassy south florida /Louisiana 570 Captain 2
2019 Maine cat 41 south florida/Louisiana 700 Crew 3
2019 Island Packet 40 pensecola florida/south florida 650 Crew 5
2018 Beneteau 46 louisiana/bahama islands 2500 Captain 3
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