Ton Taal, male, 65

Ref 8291

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Kapellen, Belgium
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 16660 ocean miles / 3000 coastal miles
Love sailing. Did the ARC in 2017. Am open to many sailing and adventure suggestions. Patient, considerate, decisive and I can sail. Managed boats, boats finances,watch schedules etc..Owned a Pearson 424 and a Beneteau 464 for many years sailing the Med and the Caribbean. Besides, I can cook with joy under most circumstances. Mostly tastes great :-). Of course I have had to do all kinds of maintenance. No shared bunk and preferably a own cabin. Can travel and have time. All of course subject to current Covic-19 rules and regulations.Have a valid USA (ESTA) and a Canadian (ETA) visa. Ton Taal
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: none
Languages: English; French; German; Dutch
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Ton’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 16660 / Coastal: 3000
Nights at sea: 50+
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

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 sail Tangier Marocco/Tenerife, Spain Canary Islands 1200 Watch-leader 4 privat
2020 Amel 50 Hyeres/Las Palmas 1500 Watch-leader 4 to ARC
2019 beneteau 51.1 St. Tropes/Ibisa 400 Watch-leader 3
2018 Beneteau 50 Corsica/Greece 700 Watch-leader 4 no
2017 Jeanneau Las Palmas/St Lucia 2800 Watch-leader 5
2003 Beneteau 50 Antigua/Antigua 100 Captain 4 race
2001 Beneteau 50 St Maarten/St Maarten 100 Captain 4 Race
1999 Beneteau 464 Guadeloupe/St Martin 10 Captain 5 privat
1993 Pearson 424 Venezuela/Florida 2000 Captain 2 no
1992 Pearson 424 Florida/Venezuela 3000 Captain 2 no
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