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    • 47ft Oceanis 473 clipper
    • Martinique
    • Checked in 5 hours ago

Transatlantic crossing - from Caribbean to Europe (Algarve, Portugal)

Hi to all members and welcome,

We are looking for competent crew to join us on the cruise from Martinique to Portugual(Portimao via Azores). This is an amaizing opportunity for those who need to gain miles or want to experience an ocean crossing.

The boat, a Beneteau Oceanis 473 clipper, is well maintained and equiped for ocean passage, with all safety and emergency requirements. The Yacht has been on land and safety inspected before departure. All comforts are here too.

Basic trip plan:

Martinique (Le Marin) Here we provision for the trip, continuing to Azores (Horta). In Azores we relax and explore as we wait for the right weather to reach the coast of Algarve in Portugal.

What we ask from you as crew:
* That you are transparent about your skillset - We need to have a good idea of the level of your skills for safety reasons.

* Confident and able to be on watch, including night shift.

* You will participate in the sail settings; understand basic navigation as well as caring for your own safety.
As said before, we are a team and will be sharing skills where needed – you will always be assisted during your shift by one of our skippers if needed.

Crossing the North Atlantic in January can be a rewarding experience but will never be the right place to be to learn the basics of navigation, so be sure of your knowledge and ability to handle this type of adventure.

We are flexible regarding dates and expecting you onboard, around 15 Jan +- a few days.

Phil & the crew

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Position

  • Crew positionCompetent Crew

  • Type of workTemporary / Seasonal

  • Availability 5 Jan 2020 until 30 Nov -0001

  • Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew

  • Expenses onboardContribution on a shared basis

  • Team / SoloNot important

  • InterviewPhone interview
    We will arrange a date and time that is convenient for us both

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Vessel

  • TypeSailing Yacht

  • Make/modelOceanis 473 clipper

  • Length47 feet

  • Berth6

  • Sailing from Martinique , Le Marin

  • Sailing to Portugal , Portimao (Algarve)

  • Language spoke aboardEnglish

  • Boat descriptionAll safety and navigation requirements for océan passage Kevlar sails Iridium satphone Epirb PLB Tracking satellite device New life raft Survival and floatation suits Autopilot Radar Solar panel Volvo D2/75 We provide an unlimited access to text msg by iridium to let you keep contact with your family or friends including a permanent tracking of boat position Daily forecast weather and routage by satellite, email and grib-files

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Skipper

  • NationalityFrench

  • Age49

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languages English
    French

  • Basic knowledge of Italian

  • Qualifications Certified Emergency Medical Technician
    ISAF Offshore Safety
    Long Range Radio Certificate
    MCA Master (Class 4) Yacht unlimited STCW95
    MCA Sea Survival
    MCA Ship Security Officer Certificate
    MCA /RYA Approved Engine Course
    Navigational Watch Rating
    STCW 95 Basic Safety Training
    STCW 95 Compliant
    STCW 95 Fire Fighting
    STCW 95 1st Aid
    STCW 95 Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
    STCW 95 Radio Communications
    MCA ISM Ships Auditor
    GMDSS (GOC)
    Dive Master
    STCW2010 Compliant
    STCW 95 Maritime Security Awareness
    ENG1 cert.

  • Sea Miles 10,000+

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