Tom Brown, male, 48

Ref 23722

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Exmoor, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 23500 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
48 year old English male. Easy going and reliable. 30,000+ sea miles. Flexible on timings & usually available at short notice. Recent ocean experience including 6 transatlantics. Experienced in longer distance deliveries & ocean passages, both Catamaran & Monohull. Recent trips include: ARC 2015 & 2016, Atlantic Eastbound 2018 & 2021, Westbound 2020, & South Atlantic 2019. Also have experience of the western Indian Ocean, U.K, Med, Biscay etc. Have current STCW with first aid, sea survival etc. Own kit including Satphone, YB3, PLB and MOB1 etc. Fees negotiable. Love sailing and the Ocean. Please get in touch!
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English;
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Tom’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 23500 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
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
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
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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
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
STCW Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival, PSSR, PSA, Fire. MCA 2021

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Bavaria 46 Turkey/ 300 Captain 8
2022 FP Lucia 40 Ionian/ 200 Captain 4
2022 Oyster 46 Falmouth UK/Barcelona 1614 Watch-leader 4
2021 Oyster 46 St Lucia/Falmouth UK 3880 Watch-leader 4
2021 FP Shona 47 Zante Greece/Trogir Croatia 508 Watch-leader 6
2020 FP Saona 47 Las Palmas/Antigua 2762 Watch-leader 6
2020 CNB Bordeaux 60 Naples/Alcudia 549 Watch-leader 4
2020 XC45 Las Palmas - Ceuta/Palma 1280 Watch-leader 4
2019 Trintella 57A Mauritius - Reunion/South Africa 1532 Watch-leader 4
2019 Jeanneau S/O 44i Adriatic/ 363 Captain 7
2019 Oyster 56 Cape Town - St Helena/Brazil - Grenada 5515 Watch-leader 4 Oyster World Rally
2018 Bavaria 46 Adriatic/ 556 Captain 8
2018 Skye 51 Antigua - Azores/Southampton 3927 Watch-leader 7
2017 Bene Oceanis 50 Ionian/ 433 Captain 8
2016 XC45 Las Palmas/St Lucia 3094 Watch-leader 4 ARC
2016 XC45 Cuxhaven /Marbella 1742 Watch-leader 3
2016 XC45 Trapani-Palma/Gibralter - Las Palmas 1715 Watch-leader 4
2015 42ft Stimpson Las Palmas/St Lucia 2940 Crew 8 ARC
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