Experienced, adventurous professional ocean Captain/ Instructor. Traditional & square rig, modern power and sail.
Looking for traditional & square rig or modern to Captain or Manage, refit, coding prep commissioning, crew training, voyaging. Available for voyage planning, logistic support, world-wide deliveries and private instruction.
Just returned from Sailing Around Britain on my 43ft ketch in Aid of Veterans Outreach Support. 1500nm with a PTSD sufferer, 700nm locked out of lock down. Demanding, arduous, adventurous fun.
22 years full-time experience.
MCA Master 200 tons STCW 95 (Yachts).
MCA Chief Mate 3000 tons (Yachts)
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean
RYA Instructor for: Shorebased (to ocean), DSC VHF Instructor, 1st Aid, Diesel Engine, Radar
Very strong engineering, electrical, rigging and maintenance skilled experience.
Experienced delivery skipper, trans-atlantics, Med/ UK.
Captain: 100' Topsail Schooner: HM Schooner Pickle (including Trafalgar 200)
Captain: 20m Gaff Ketch Kenya Jacaranda
Ocean delivery Captain & Instructor (power & sail; private yachts and PYDWW )
Captain: UKSA Ocean Instructor: Challenge 67
Captain: Outward Bound Hong Kong: Challenge 67
Captain: Solo Transatlantic UK to Arctic Greenland: 28' steel sloop
Caprain: 97' Kathleen & May 3-mast schooner
2nd Officer/Navigator: HM Bark Endeavour
Chief Officer: Stavros Niarchos 198ft Brig
Principal & Chief Instructor Atlantic Bound RYA Recognised Training Centre
Chief Instructor Learn2Sail RYA Recognised Training Centre
Chief Instructor & Base Manager Commodore Yachting RYA Recognised Training Centre