Victor Olsson, male, 32

Ref 43527

Nationality: Sweden
Currently based in: Malmoe, Sweden
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 4500 ocean miles / 500 coastal miles
I’m a 32 year old HR manager who have sailed my whole life. As a teenager I have worked as a sailing instructor for both kids and adults. I have focused on my on-shore career the last 10 years so it was a while ago a did my last long time trip (ARC 2007). As a person I’m a people person and people who meets me finds me very easy going and helpful- really crucial at sea. Therefore I’m looking for a easygoing and strait forward person/boat/crew to sail around the globe. Timing-wise I'm really flexible since I have a stable and nice situation at work but the minute you tell me to join you I will take time off from my HR career, the priorities are very clear for me. Skill-wise, other than HR-manager skills, I have a chef education from the Swedish Navy and cook really tasty and good food, at the time I'm really into authentic Mexican food and also the Korean kitchen. During the time in the navy I also got a practical and theoretical medical education. If you want to know anything else about me, why not set up a Skype-meeting and get to know eachother? Take Care! Victor
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: partnered
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Victor’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 4500 / Coastal: 500
Nights at sea: 11-49
I have experience as: Crew
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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
Competent
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
Basic
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
None
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
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2010 Najad 505 Cork, Ireland /Portugal 0 Crew 4 None
2007 Formosa 51 Gibraltar/At Lucia 4500 Crew 4 ARC
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