Tim Whittaker, male, 59

Ref 46101

Nationality: New Zealand
Currently based in: Muğla, Turkey
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 1750 ocean miles / 2750 coastal miles
My name is Tim Whittaker Ive been sailing all my life from dinghy's to trailer yachts and now our own Bavaria 46 currently based in Turkey with my family. We are going to end our adventure soon and would love to get our floating tiny home.... back home to New Zealand. I have captained Greece and Turkish waters and a NZ to South pacific islands as crew.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; German;
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Tim’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 4 to 9
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1750 / Coastal: 2750
Nights at sea: 11-49
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
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2020 Bavaria 46 Greece/Turkey 2000 Captain 4 liveaboard
2019 Monohull Northland NZ/Auckland NZ 150 Crew 3
2006 Monohull 49 Napier, NZ/Tonga 1500 Crew 4
2005 Monohull 49 Auckland NZ/Napier 530 Crew 3
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