Todd Cantelon, male, 48

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Nationality: Canada
Currently based in: Guelph, Canada
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4000 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I am a lifelong sailor (on the Med as a boy, Great Lakes as an Adult, Transatlantic) having been taught to sail by my grandfather when I was four years old. Having decided to make a mid-career course correction I have exited 25 years in media and non-profit work as an Executive to transition to full-time ship's captaining. Completed IYT Master of Yachts (Yachtmaster) 200GT Master Theory Feb 2022. Recently completed a 22-day Trans-atlantic aboard 60' Catamaran. Currently charter captaining (Large Yacht) in Toronto. Looking to build miles. Highly stable, married 25 years, four kids (21/19/17/15) deep and abiding passion for boats and the sea. Comfortable in the galley.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
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Languages: English; French; Hebrew
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Todd’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4000 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Watch Leader
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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

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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