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    • 21m Custom 68
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Panama to Tahiti (maybe even New Zealand)

Planning to go through the Panama Canal in AUGUST and sail to the Galapagos, Marquesas and Tahiti. Maybe later all the way to Thailand with an arrival there around March 2021. Looking for crew for the first leg from Panama to Tahiti (maybe all the way to Thailand or just parts of it)
The Wandrin’ Star is 68' on deck and has 4 cabins and 4 heads and is fully equipped with the latest high-tech gear. I believe in backup systems so she has double of everything, including water makers. She is a super comfortable CRUISING boat. No rush ! Safety and comfort is important and seeing as much as possible along the way.

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Position

  • Crew positionNovice Crew

  • Availability 22 Aug 2019 for the foreseeable future

  • Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew

  • Expenses onboardPaid by skipper / boat owner

  • Team / SoloNot important

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Vessel

  • TypeSailing Yacht

  • Make/modelCustom 68

  • Length21 metres

  • Berth16

  • Sailing from Panama , Colon

  • Sailing to Thailand , Phuket

  • Language spoke aboardEnglish

  • Boat descriptionThe “Wandrin’ Star” is a 68 foot custom steel ketch with a 16 foot beam and 8 foot draft. She has 2 radars, 3 autopilots and 2 water makers. There are several GPS plotters and Iridium satellite communication. She is easy to sail with double furlers that are controlled by one of 5 electric winches. She has 4 cabins and 4 heads and is fully equipped with the latest high-tech gear (Double EPIRBs, AIS, SSB, Sonar, 9 man Windslow Life raft, etc etc). I believe in backup systems so she has double of everything, including water makers. She is a super comfortable CRUISING boat. No rush ! Safety and comfort is important and seeing as much as possible along the way. The Star has over 1400 Watts of solar power to run the fridge and independent freezer, the autopilots and electric winches and a 8 kw diesel generator to back it up. We usually run the generator to make fresh water and at that time also some hot water and do laundry. (2 hot water heaters and washer and dryer). The main dinghy is a 14' hard bottom inflatable with a 60 hp Suzuki (it flies). There’s also a second 9' inflatable with a 15 hp Mercury, so we don’t get stuck in an anchorage, but get to move around even in hard to reach places and up rivers etc. I love to explore by dinghy and snorkel. The Wandrin’ Star has it’s own air compressor to fill it’s 4 scuba tanks, but at the time only dive gear for 2 people. Lot’s of snorkel gear though.

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Skipper

  • NationalityCanadian (Swedish)

  • Age62

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languages English
    Swedish

  • Basic knowledge of German (Swiss-German)

  • Sea Miles 10,000+

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Personal URL www.wandrinstar68-com.webnode.com

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