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    • 51, SCOTTISH
    • United Kingdom
    • Checked in 5 days ago

Engineer, Crew, Skipper, Watchkeeper, Dive instructor, CommercialDiver

Hi Colin, outgoing, resourceful, enthusiastic and take pride in my work, im looking for a Captain/Skipper or Chief Engineer position, Im a Dive Instructor, Commercially endorsed RYA Cruising Instructor, Yachtmaster offshore, i have many thousands of actual seagoing miles on vessels up to 480ft, work on workboats most of my time, diving commercially or acting as a safety boat tender, experience in yachting up to 72 ft but some as small as 21ft, experience on commercial dive vessels as well as pleasure craft and recreational dive boats( skippered by myself with passengers up to 24). I embrace challenges in either yachts or motor vessels, short or longterm
MCA master of yachts 200gt, OOW<500gt
RYA lvl 2 powerboat CE
RYA Day skipper CE
RYA Coastal skipper CE
RYA YM offshore (Sail)CE
RYA Cruising Instructor CE
RYA VHF short range CE
RYA Radar CE
STCW renewed Nov 23
MCA PSSR renewed Nov 23
MCA AEC 1 Nov 23
MECO LVL 3 Technician( Marine electrics and electronics)
DMT( Diver medic technician)
Qualifications in mechanical and marine engineering
Watchkeeping certificate
Royal Navy trained
PADI IDC Staff Instructor(27 yrs+)
First aid instructor with O2 and AED Instructor(26 yrs +)
HSE commercial diver with OGUK WETBELL(16 yrs+)
I am a hard worker, multiskilled/faceted individual, with yrs of experience in many service industries ranging from medical, to hospitality, i thrive in challenges on every level, and quickly find solutions to problems should they need to be fixed, mechanically, electrically, or with personnel, im approachable, empathic and understanding.

This season 2024,
2024 season(Mar-Oct) Majestic line Scotland, Captain/Skipper, MV Glen Shiel/ Glen Etive
2024 season, Elite sailing, Chatham, Cruising instructor
2024 season, Scotsail, Largs, Cruising instructor
2024 season, Allabroad Sailing academy, Gibraltar, Lead instructor

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About me

  • Availability Available now

  • LocationUnited Kingdom

  • NationalitySCOTTISH

  • Age51

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languagesEnglish

  • Basic knowledge ofFrench, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish

  • SmokerNo

  • Visible tattoosNo

  • VISAs None

  • Sea miles10,000+

  • Required position 1st Engineer
    Delivery Crew

  • Expected arrangement Professional

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  • Jan 2018 1st Aid Complete

  • Dec 2007 RYA Power Boat Level II Complete

  • Dec 2007 Commercial Diver Complete

  • Jan 2022 ENG1 cert. Complete

  • May 1997 PADI - Master Instructor Complete

  • Nov 2023 RYA Yachtmaster Complete

  • Nov 2023 RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance Complete

  • Nov 2023 MCA /RYA Approved Engine Course Complete

  • Nov 2023 Short Range VHF / GMDSS Complete

  • Nov 2023 STCW Medical First Aid Complete

  • Nov 2023 RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities ( PPR ) Complete

  • Nov 2023 STCW2010 Compliant Progressing

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  • Microsoft office
  • Wakeboarding
  • Climbing
  • Free-diving
  • Line handling
  • Watch-keeping
  • Whipping and splicing
  • Rigging
  • Helmsmen
  • Crane Operation
  • Marine First Aid
  • Teaching
  • Tender driving
  • Diesel engine repair
  • Car mechanic
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Welder
  • Fiberglass Repair
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Carpentary
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • General building
  • Varnishing
  • Polishing
  • Cleaning
  • Managerial Skills
  • IT Literate
  • Bartender
  • Galley Assistant
  • Cooking
  • Fishing
  • Route planning
  • Rig maintenance/Set-up
  • Fore and aft trimming
  • Radio Operator
  • Weather planning
  • Navigation
  • Scuba diving
  • Sail repairs
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