Ziya Saydam, male, 40

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Nationality: Turkey
Currently based in: Istanbul, Turkey
Looking for: Caribbean; South America; West Africa & South Atlantic Islands; Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands; Antarctica & Sub-Antarctic Islands;
Experience: 200 ocean miles / 1000 coastal miles
I am a naval architect specializing in design of sailing vessels and high performance marine craft. I have been sailing for almost twenty years, mainly racing on amateur level.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: single
Dietary requirements: staying away from gluten as far as possible and practicable
Languages: English;
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Ziya’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 200 / Coastal: 1000
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
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 VHF radiox
Using radarx
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