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    • 70, USA
    • United States
    • Checked in 1 month ago

Looking for a Captain, First Mate or Crew position

I am willing to work at any level-I am flexible and have seven successful offshore experiences meeting crew members from different areas of the country, the Mediterranean, Caribbean and adapting well with any age group. I prefer blue water vessels.

USCG 100Ton Masters with Sailing Endorsement Towing Endorsement
Near Coastal
ASA 101, 103,104 certified
International Competency Certificate ,
PADI certified Scuba Diver
TWIC card
Transportation Workers Identification Card
US passport.expires 2026
International Drivers License
CPR and First Aid
Able Seaman

Member of :
Professional Captain: National Association of Charterboat Operators
Clearwater Community Sailing Center
American Sailing Association
Bay Sailors
International Sailors

I bring my Offshore Safety gear, Offshore PFD,Harness,Tether
ACR Personal Location Beacon registered for Caribbean and Mediterranean, CStrobe,
ACR Survival Kit

Navionics Navigation that I run redundant system on every boat I am on with dedicated IPhone and iPad with Solar charger.
Areas of coverage : USA, Caribbean, South America, Mediterranean and Black Sea, Australia and New Zealand.
Standard Horizon (2) portable radio.

I am willing to work and have functioned in every capacity on a sailing vessel and enjoy all aspects of a safe and efficient boat. Fortunate to have the time, skillsets and experience to be able to help sail anywhere in the world.

Owned Hobie Cat 16 for six years sailing in the Gulf of Mexico- have sailed Hobies consistently for decades. Still sail Hobie 18 out of Clearwater Yacht Club for a member.
I owned and operated a 24’ Wellcraft center cockpit open fisherman for fishing and diving for 9 years. Grew up waterskiing behind a Century 21 foot inboard.
I have learned how to be very efficient at trimming sails especially on catamarans and ketches.
Proficient at docking and mooring : experienced at Mediterranean moorings and working with lines.

Excellent on watches
Excellent navigator
Passage Planner

Sail frequently on Hunter 450 Passage down to the Florida Keys from Tampa that includes 1800+ nautical miles.

2018 Sail 1-2 times weekdays on a Beneteau 35 in Gulf of Mexico
approximately 1500 nautical miles per year.
2019 - Sail 1-2 times weekdays on a Gulfstar CSY in Gulf of Mexico
approximately 1800 nautical miles per year.
Have skippered ;
Hunter 450,426,
Catalina (35,42),
Beneteau (35,48,41),
Jenneau 51,
Island Packet(32,349,38)
C&C 34,
Amel Maramau
Amel 54
Morgan and Tayana monohulls from 34 to 51 ft through sail club and friends.
Day sailing in sail club 1200+ nautical miles on weekends.

Most experience on 42+ sailing vessels,
2016 - 5 months in Costa Rica & Panama on a Morgan Out Island 41
2017 - 2 weeks Maui Hawaii Leopard 42
2018 -7 week Mediterranean cruising trip on a Amel Maramau 48 that encompassed 700+ nautical miles.
2019 - Mystic River Connecticut to Bermuda 704 nautical miles

I have taught meditation for seven years - I am very calm in tumultuous situations.

I adapt well with others to the dynamics on a live aboard environment.

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About me

  • Availability Available now

  • LocationUnited States

  • NationalityUSA

  • Age70

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languagesEnglish

  • Basic knowledge ofSpanish

  • SmokerNo

  • Visible tattoosNo

  • VISAs Republic of Turkey

  • Sea miles10,000+

  • Required position 1st Mate
    Lead Deckhand

  • Location preferenceCaribbean

  • Expected arrangement Professional

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  • Nov 2017 ASA Bareboat Chartering (Intermediate Coastal Cruising) Complete

  • Nov 2017 ASA asic Coastal Cruising Complete

  • Nov 2017 ASA Basic Keelboat Complete

  • Nov 2017 ICC Power/Sail Complete

  • Nov 2017 Long Range Radio Certificate Complete

  • Nov 2017 VHF Radio Telephony Complete

  • Nov 2017 Safety at Sea/Sea Survival Complete

  • Jan 1983 Safety Boating Course Complete

  • Sep 2019 1st Aid Complete

  • Nov 2017 ASA Advanced Coastal Cruising Complete

  • Sep 2019 USCG Captains License Complete

  • Apr 2019 USCG 100 Ton Master Progressing

  • Sep 2019 CPR Complete

  • Jan 1983 Catamaran Basic License Complete

  • Sep 2019 USCG 50 Ton Master Licensee Complete

  • Mar 2018 International Certificate Of Competency (ICC) Complete

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  • Microsoft office
  • Photo editing
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Tennis
  • Wakeboarding
  • Kite surfer
  • Free-diving
  • Fishing
  • Route planning
  • Line handling
  • Filing & Fairing
  • Watch-keeping
  • Rig maintenance/Set-up
  • Fore and aft trimming
  • Rigging
  • Radio Operator
  • Weather planning
  • Navigation
  • Helmsmen
  • Meditation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Tender driving
  • General building
  • Varnishing
  • Polishing
  • Cleaning
  • Managerial Skills
  • IT Literate
  • Galley Assistant
  • Silver Service
  • Provisioning
  • Cooking
  • Sail repairs
  • Photography
  • Crane Operation
  • Whipping and splicing
  • Aromatherapy
  • Nutritionist
  • Marine First Aid
  • Fiberglass Repair
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