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New Zealand - Auckland - visible to Boat members only

Personal details

L5   native
speaking natively like a local without a noticeable foreign accent
L4   fluent
speaking fluently with an extensive vocabulary, but with a foreign accent
L3   competent
speaking competently with a solid vocabulary on almost any topic
L2   elementary
speaking enough to get by, but may get lost in a conversation
L1   learning
not speaking the language, but learned enough to say simple sentences
L0   not proficient
may know a few words, but cannot form sentences or ask questions
speaks native English
competent Spanish
British and New Zealander
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Civil Status
2 children, both over 18 years of age
177 cm / 5' 10"
80-85 kg / 176-187 lb


Countries I've resided in (11)
Antarctica Argentina Falkland Islands New Zealand Oman Papua New Guinea Qatar South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela
Countries I've visited (53)
Angola Antarctica Argentina Aruba Australia Austria Bangladesh Belgium Bolivia Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Canada Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cyprus Ecuador Egypt Falkland Islands Fiji France Germany Greece Indonesia Ireland Italy Luxembourg Malawi Malaysia Netherlands New Zealand Nigeria Oman Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Portugal Qatar Singapore South Africa South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Spain Switzerland Syria Thailand Tonga United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Venezuela


I eat any available diet and I'm fine with any or no specific diet aboard
I'm a strict non-drinker and I'm fine with any or no drinking aboard
I'm a strict non-smoker and I prefer vessels with no smoking aboard


Coastal/Ocean sea time
spent at least 6 months at sea
Coastal/Ocean sea miles
logged at least 5,000 nm at sea

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Boat wanted

any or cruising
Vessel main propulsion
preferably sail
Vessel hull type
Vessel length
preferably over 15 metres (49 ft) in length
Crew & guests aboard


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crew is not expecting to be paid
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crew to pay an agreed share towards some expenses


Team status
Just me, I'm not bringing any crewmates

Dear Shipmates


I attended a seamanship school in the UK and have a strong seamanship background.

I have sailed in Antarctic waters as crew while working in Antarctica.

I owned an 8m mono hull ketch for local UK coastal waters but did sail solo to the Algarve in Portugal (where I sold it).

I'm single (I avoided the relationship question - I'm human but sensible and trustworthy) with two daughters living in NZ.

I'm very much an outdoor person. Fit, healthy and active. I am fully retired.

Im the author of an Antarctica book. I can be very sociable but also appreciate time alone. I respect other peoples property and opinions. I have lived extensively overseas including 12 years in South America and three winters in Antarctica.

I'm an ex-teacher of mathematics and science. But for the past 20 years I have worked in the oil industry in Risk Engineering.

I recently sailed the Tasman with the yacht owner. And spent a few days coastal NZ sailing.

I often coastal sail eastern New Zealand.

I am a moderately fluent Spanish speaker.

A little about myself, my interests and my plans

clean & tidycommitteddiligentdiscreeteasy-goingenthusiasticfit & healthyfriendlyorganisedrespectfulskilledconfident swimmerrarely/unlikely seasickgood listenergood communicatorno facial piercingstravel light (little luggage)politeLGBTIQA+ respectfulpositive outlookopen mindedsense of humorcan pay own expensesavailable on my ownenjoy cookingdon't mind cleaninggood with maintenancecan follow ordersenjoy teachinglearn a language

My motivation and reasons to crew on a boat

visit remote placesseek adventurefulfill a dreamface challengesgain experiencesustainable traveltravel

I think I said it all above. I am self supporting and have no need to seek payment for the experience. Regarding LGBTIQ I take things as they come. I have no political, racial or gender bias. Have spent four years in Antarctica I am well versed at coping in a confined environment. Reading my Antarctica book would give any yacht skipper a good understanding of my character!
I am skilled at radio operating; UHF, VHF and HF. I am/was fluent morse Code (22wpm) but little use for that now! I have experienced and well practiced in emergency response plans. I am a skilled and competent mountaineer. I am well versed in navigation skills.

My partner owns a 45ft Bavaria which we use for coastal New Zealand sailing. She is not interested in blue water sailing.


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