Ulf Jakobsson, male, 75

Ref 7098

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Hunnebostrand, Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 10000 ocean miles / 8000 coastal miles
Easy going, in good shape, passionate about boating. I have been boating since I was a kid. I did The ARC 2016 on a 59 ft Swan. Over the years I have owned many boats e.g. a 59 ft diving yacht, 37 ft power cruiser, a Hobie Cat, Jannueau Sun Odysse 505 and today I own a power yacht 52 ft. Most of my sailing has taken place in the Nordic coastal waters but I have also sailed in England, BVI, Turkey, Greece, Croatia and Thailand. I´m pretty good with food and not to bad with technical maintenance and I´m CPR certified. During the last 15 years as Skipper of a high speed rescue cruiser on the Swedish west coast I have had a lot of practice handling critical situations at sea.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: Do not eat pork du to medical reasons.
Languages: English; German; Spanish; Swedish + Norwegian and Danish
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Ulf’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 10000 / Coastal: 8000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Using radarx
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