Vladimir Stepanov, male, 52

Ref 49741

Nationality: Russian Federation
Currently based in: Alicante, Spain
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 5000 ocean miles / 7000 coastal miles
I was graduated from Maritime Academy in 1991 as a Deep Sea Navigator and spent 5 years working on merchant ships worldwide. In 2009-2010 I passed step by step sailing courses with RYA and got finally Yachtmaster Offshore. Had Beneteau 57 for a few years with a few sailings in Mediterranean. Later being lived in Spain I had to pass all the exams again to be able to navigate in Spanish waters. Recreational skipper, Patron de Yate and finally Capitan de Yate for boats upto 24 meters with unlimited geographically sailing zones. Easy to go, non-smoker.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; Spanish; Russian; Portuguese
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Vladimir’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 5000 / Coastal: 7000
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 a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Using radarx

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Capitan de Yate Murcia Maritime Authorities 2022
Radio Operator Murcia Maritime Authorities 2021
Patron de Yate Murcia Maritime Authorities, Spain 2021
Yatchmaster Offshore RYA 2010
Deep Sea Navigator Maritime Academy, St.Petersburg, Russia 1991

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2023 Volvo Ocean Race 70 St.Maarten/St.Maarten 200 Crew 12 St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2023
2021 Jeanneau 49 Las Palmas/Las Palmas 600 Watch-leader 7
2014 Beneteau 57 Montenegro/Alicante, Spain 1200 Watch-leader 5
2013 Beneteau 57 Alicante, Spain/Alicante, Spain 1500 Crew 6
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