Robert de Vlaming, male, 69

Ref 20541

Nationality: Netherlands
Currently based in: Antwerp, Belgium
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 22001 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
sailing enthusiast, spending half my time on my boat a Swan 47 , the other half in Belgium or travelling around. I have had 42 years of work experience and now concentrating on sailing
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements: non
Languages: English; French; German; Spanish; Dutch
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Robert’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 22001 / Coastal: 2000
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
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Certificate of Coastal Navigation Dutch Government 1988

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2022 Swan 65 Puerto Natales/Trinidad & Tobago 7000 Watch-leader 4
2019 Swan 47 Trinidad/Martinique 400 Captain 3 Leisure
2019 Swan 47 St Maarten/Trinidad 450 Captain 4 Leisure
2019 Swan 47 Martinique/Grenada 350 Captain 2 leisure
2019 Swan 47 Grenada/Martinique 350 Captain 2 leisure
2018 Swan 47 Aruba/St Maarten 750 Captain 4
2018 Swan 47 Panama/Aruba 600 Captain 2
2009 Swan 47 Trinidad/Panama 1300 Captain 4
2008 Swan 47 New York/Trinidad 2200 Captain 5
2006 J39 Trinidad/St Vincent 250 Captain 2 leisure
2005 J39 Trinidad/Bequia 250 Captain 2 leisure
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