Anna Black, female, 58

Ref 8974

Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Portishead, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 110000 ocean miles / 10000 coastal miles
I have sailed almost all my life, both on yachts and dinghies, gaining my RYA dinghy instructors’ qualification at 18. I am an RYA/MCA commercially endorsed Ocean Yachtmaster with over 120,000 sea miles under my belt, including several transatlantic crossings and one circumnavigation.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
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Anna’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 110000 / Coastal: 10000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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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
Outboard engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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