• contact Send Message
  • menu Menu
  • Islander41

    • 41ft Islander 41
    • General (Caribbean)
    • Checked in 1 month ago

Sailing in the Eastern Caribbean

My name is Richard, I'm a Kiwi, and I've been sailing and living aboard various boats for the past sixteen years. I've made yacht deliveries across the Atlantic and Pacific, run charters, run backpacker trips between Panama and Cartagena and made many visits to trade with the Warao people of the Orinoco River Delta in Venezuela.

I'm currently on the island of Saint Martin doing maintenance on my boat and going out for the occasional day sail.
I'll be working as a surf lifeguard at the Tribal Gathering in Panama and when I return to the boat towards the end of March my plan is to sail down the Windward Islands towards Trinidad.

Many people have learned to sail with me over the years and this is an opportunity for novice sailors to improve their skills and also learn about boat maintenance and repair.
I've hosted more than sixty guests through couchsurfing and have sailed with dozens of crew.

This vessel can comfortably accommodate four crew and basic expenses will be met on a shared basis.

I'm constantly training (in a somewhat casual way) for the next triathlon, wherever it may be, (just competed on Saba ('where even the swim is uphill'), so it would be great if you're into trail-running, swimming, mtn biking or kayaking.
I've recently been extending my freediving ability (certified AIDA2) so freediving buddies are very welcome.

Don't be shy to message me if you are interested and want to know more.

show hide Position


  • Crew positionVoluntary work

  • Availability 23 Apr 2020 for the foreseeable future

  • Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew

  • Expenses onboardContribution on a shared basis

  • Team / SoloNot important

show hide Vessel


  • TypeSailing Yacht

  • Make/modelIslander 41

  • Length41 feet

  • Berth6

  • Sailing from General (Caribbean) , Saint Martin

  • Sailing to General (Caribbean) , Marigot, Saint Martin

  • Language spoke aboardEnglish

  • Boat description41' ketch, solid, seaworthy, spacious, built in 1981, a bit rundown but slowly improving bit by bit. Fast inflatable dinghy, double kayak, paddle board, two bicycles, snorkeling gear.

show hide Skipper


  • NationalityNew Zealand

  • Age47

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languages English

  • Basic knowledge of Spanish

  • Qualifications 1st Aid
    RYA Yachtmaster
    STCW 95 Basic Safety Training
    STCW 95 Fire Fighting
    STCW 95 1st Aid
    STCW2010 Compliant
    STCW 95 Maritime Security Awareness

  • Sea Miles 10,000+

show hide Feedback



Only members can leave reviews. or Sign up, it's FREE!

show hide Photos


Content Locked

Members only. or Sign up, it's FREE!

show hide Contact


You must be to contact this member. or Sign up, it's FREE!


Share this profile


Profile URL

This URL has automatically been copied to your clipboard.