Iain Wright, male, 62

Ref 9945

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Banchory, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 11000 ocean miles / 6000 coastal miles
RYA Yachtmaster (Offshore). Radio Operator, First Aid, Offshore Survival and Firefighting certifications. Sociable, fit, non-smoker. Experience: Trans-Atlantic (East-West and West-East), Indian Ocean, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Scotland, England, skipper/crew, racing/ cruising on boats: 505, 470, Dart, Sonata, Sigma 33, X-42, Seastream 43, Bavarias 46, 45 & 43, Oysters 825 & 56, Oceanis 55, Amel 54, Janneau 54, Admirals Cup.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements: None
Languages: English; French;
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Iain’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 11000 / Coastal: 6000
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 VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2019 Juanneau 54 Natuna (Indonesia)/Tioman (Malaysia) 500 Watch-leader 5 N/A
2019 Oyster 56 Antigua/Gibraltar 3000 Watch-leader 5 ARC Europe
2017 Oyster 825 Valencia/Las Palmas 1500 Watch-leader 9 N/A
2017 Oceanis 55 Lowestoft (UK)/Padstow (UK) 1500 Captain 3 N/A
2015 Bavaria 45 UK/Martinique 3000 Watch-leader 3 ARC Europe
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