Charter, skipper, crew, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, Bruce
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore. I am available all the time.
I am also looking to do ocean crossing the ARC or other, and more costal sailing, Island hopping, to gain experience and adventure. "Messing around in boats".
I have been sailing all my life starting with dingys as a young teenager. Cursing on Great Lakes in Canada, costal sailing in the USA, BVI, and the Panama Canal, past owner of a 9 meter sailboat (for 12 years) good knowledge of boat systems, electrical, engine, rigging, and all facets of costal sailing. Offshore 1500 mile voyage in South East Asia, 600 miles from Bahamas to N. Carolina. 1000 miles from New York to Florida golf and 2900 nm from BVI to Bermuda to Azores, 1000 miles Florida to Tortola BVI, 1000 miles Tortola to Florida, 2000 miles Florida to St. John's Newfoundland.
I am now retired so am in control of my time. I am in excellent physical shape (runner of 9 marathons, long distance cycling, hiking, canoeing). I have Canadian Power Squadron training up to and including Junior Navigator (celestial navigation). RYA Offshore Ocean certificate. I am an Advanced Scuba Diver, First Aid with CPR / AID adult, child and infant.
I can cook a little, am very handy, can fix most things that break or figure out a work around.
I am easy going and open minded, reliable, easy sense of humour and adventurous. Not high maintenance, no dietary concerns. I have the ability to handle all sailing situations, navigation, all aspects of boat handling, Not looking to take over, but I have the skills to if necessary.
Non smoking, social drinker. (No drugs or other illegal activities and expect the same).