Tom Galea, male, 68

Ref 24072

Nationality: Australia
Currently based in: Sydney, Australia
Looking for: Caribbean; Central & North America; Mediterranean & Black Sea; North Pacific Islands; South East Asia & East Asia; South Pacific Islands;
Experience: 1000 ocean miles / 2500 coastal miles
I live in Sydney and own my own charter business (48'catamaran). Completed numerous deliveries of various vessels including a 52 Lagoon in both directions from USVI to Grenada. Very healthy, strong and 30 years of sailing experience (both off shore and ocean) in mono and catamarans. Very Practical and can service/fix most anything mechanical. I am easy going, reliable, knowledgeable and thorough.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: NON
Languages: English; Maltese and a very little Arabic/French
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Tom’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 1000 / Coastal: 2500
Nights at sea: 11-49
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Radar RYA 2021
Deisel Engines RYA 2021
Long Range Radio ACMA 2021
Yacht Master Offshore RYA 2021
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