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  • JonathanCooke

    • 55, British
    • United Kingdom
    • Checked in 6 days ago

Watch: Delivery Oyster 495 Southampton - Med

Available - 1st Mate / Electrical Engineer / Watch Keeper/ Tender Pilot

Hello, thank you for taking time to view my profile!

I’m a Former Business owner, now looking to progress my love of the ocean and yachts, both power and sail

I’m divorced with a grownup Son and Daughter 22 & 20… who are independent and very much on their own journey

We did get something right…..

My experience to date is detailed below and I’m open to all opportunities, at short notice or long term :-

I’m available and very flexible.


1st Mate / Watch Keeper / Boson / Electrical Engineer / Lead Crew / Tender Pilot

I'm OCD about ship shape and tidy, everything in its place!!

I have been on and around boats all my life, from 7M RNLI RIBS, 15M sailing yachts, contracting electrical engineer on cruise ships and 20,000T RFA dive support ship.

I hope to share my skills and experience with other like minded Leisure or Professional Sailors

> Over 25 years of sailing and motor boat Professional and Leisure experiance, This year I have completed a number of deliveries as crew and first mate, the most recent being ( July ) maiden voyage of brand new 495 Oyster yacht ( see video) from
Southampton ( Oyster Yachts Hythe) to the Mediterranean, crossing the Bay of Biscay.

During May 2022, employed as 1st Mate / Electrical Engineer on 24 meter 145 tonne motor yacht, delivery team Southampton/ Guernsey/ Amsterdam, Watch Keeper through English Channel and North Sea TSS

> UK Passport Holder
> Turkish Residency Visa until 2023

>April 22 - 1st Mate - Electrical Engineer / Leopard 45 Catamaran
> Basic Safety - Fire prevention and fire fighting safety
> Qualified Electrical Engineer ( Marine / Industrial / Commercial )
> VHF - RYA Qualification
> Customs clearance and declaration of passport and crew management
> Forward planning / project management, fuel purchasing, VAT and shore side agency negotiations
> Over night Passage planning - North Sea / English Channel - extensive cross channel experience including Bay of Biscay
> Weather forecasting and daily transit planning
> Mediterranean MedMooring - Deep water 100 meter++ Ancoring
> Power Boat Level 2 Yacht - lead pilot off shore- Coastal DAY skipper
> inventory management
> Provision planning for 10 person for 6 weeks sea passage without land
> Basic Paleo diet Chef / cooking food hygiene meal preparation
> Flexible throughout the year, and able to move around between countries as and if, required,
> Good knowledge of engines, and systems onboard
> Competent overall seamanship
> Ability to deal with a crisis in an efficient & effective manor,
> Calm, collective, who remains professional at all times

Thank you again for viewing my profile

I look forward to hearing from you should any opportunities become available now, or in the future.

WhatsApp +447977070446

Kindest regards

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About me

  • Availability Available now

  • LocationUnited Kingdom

  • NationalityBritish

  • Age55

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languagesEnglish

  • Basic knowledge ofEnglish

  • SmokerNo

  • Visible tattoosNo

  • VISAs Turkish Residency

  • Sea miles10,000+

  • Required position Lead Deckhand
    Boat sitter
    Competent Crew
    Delivery Crew

  • Expected arrangement Professional / Recreational

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  • Apr 2019 1st Aid Complete

  • May 2014 ASA Advanced Coastal Cruising Complete

  • May 2014 ASA Coastal Navigation Complete

  • Apr 2000 ASA Trailerable Multihull Standard Complete

  • Aug 2017 Boat Operator Licence Complete

  • Oct 2021 MCA /RYA Approved Engine Course Complete

  • Feb 2007 MCA - Food Health Safety Level II Complete

  • Jul 2013 RYA Power Boat Level II Complete

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  • Canyoning
  • Fishing
  • Route planning
  • Line handling
  • Filing & Fairing
  • Watch-keeping
  • Radio Operator
  • Weather planning
  • Navigation
  • Helmsmen
  • Crane Operation
  • Tender driving
  • Small Aircraft Pilot
  • Photography
  • Marine First Aid
  • Fiberglass Repair
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Cleaning
  • Managerial Skills
  • Diesel engine repair
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