Tom Thiry, male, 27

Ref 43858

Nationality: France
Currently based in: Lisbon, Portugal
Looking for: Caribbean; Mediterranean & Black Sea;
Experience: 0 ocean miles / 300 coastal miles
[Crossing the Atlantic - East to West] Hello, I am 27 years old and i recently quit my job to travel by boat to deepen my skills of sailor. My godfather was a great sailor and builder of boats and i want to experience his way of life. I already have a few experiences of sailing with him (The Britain coast, Mediterranea and the Carribean's island). Currently driving through Portugal, I can be free in a week from now in Spain (including Canaries) and Portugal to cross the Atlantic. I have no dead line and no obligation in place to be. I'll be happy to join a boat with other people, to learn new ways to sail and meet people. I'm easy going, friendly and super motivated. As a fast learner, I can adapt myself to any situations.I can cook pretty well too and would be happy to prepare meals for everybody! Remaining at your disposal, feel free to contact me. If you need further information please let me know. Kindly, Tom Thiry
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Tom’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: less than 1
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 0 / Coastal: 300
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: New to sailing
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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
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