Thomas Floess, male, 67

Ref 43547

Nationality: Germany
Currently based in: Esslingen, Germany
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 15000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Non
Languages: English; French; German;
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Thomas’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 15000 / 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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Privilege 51 St lucia/Grenada 300 Captain 0
2018 Oceanis 46 Elba/Elba 500 Captain 4
2014 Lagoon 42 Bretagne/Bretagne 400 Captain 8
2013 Lagoon 42 Zadar/Zadar 400 Captain 8
2010 Lagoon 42 Raiatea/Raiate 400 Captain 8
2008 Lagoon 40 Raiatea/Raiatea 300 Captain 4
1994 Hallberg Rassy 4 Las Palmas/Martinique 2800 Captain 0
1990 Moody 48 St Thomas/Horta/Azoren 2700 Captain 6
1976 Swan 43 Las Palmas/Barbados 2700 Watch-leader 0
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