Logged 30,000 nautical miles on seven different boats across the Med., Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans.
In the last 20 months:
ocean refit and prepared 2 boats for the ARC and ARC+
shakedown cruise/delivery from Med and N. Europe to Las Palmas
skippered for owner on ARC+, Las Palmas to Gran Canaria, via Cape Verde
crewed on 2 Panama canal transits as helmsman and as linesman
assisted shorthanded crews to cover injuries and temporary incapacities
covered all aspects of boat maintenance including engine routine and breakdown repairs, outboard and auxiliary engine repairs, pump repairs, rig repairs and electrical and navigation equipment replacement following a lightning strike
planned and navigated a 54ft boat though numerous coral and island atolls in the Marqueses and South Pacific ocean
Provided instruction and coaching en-route to Yachtmaster Ocean level in astronavigation (sextant) and ocean routes and passage planning.