sailing

A sailing CV of sorts.

I have spent most of my life living near the sea, and have spent a few years working on sailing and motor yachts. This page gives a brief overview of the time I’ve spent on the sea or at sea, and is intended to be a personal record and CV.

Details

Location: London, UK

Profession: Data Engineer

Nationality: South African

Qualifications:

  • Day Skipper
  • Yacht Rating
  • Powerboat II
  • STCW95 (expired)

Sea Miles:

  • Motor: ~5000nm
  • Sail: ~3000nm
  • Offshore Racing: ~1000nm

Crewing Profiles:

Logbook


Highlights

Racing

RORC Fastnet Start 2019. fastnet

RORC Channel Race 2019. fastnet

Racing on Jybe Talkin, 2019 Warsash Spring Series. Grinding when told

Racing on Sweat Pea, 2019 JOG Nab Tower. Railmeat

Racing on board SY Avel, 2008 Med regatta circuit.

Avel support vessel, SY Creole.

Cruising

Charter of a small Beneteau using Click&Boat in Marseille.

Surfing

I grew up surfing in South Africa, however the below pics are from Indonesia.

Kite Surfing

Kitesurfing and cable wakeboarding have some similiarities. I’m fascinated by foils and would like to try kitesuring with a foil board.

Professional

What $300 000 per week will get you. An interesting industry to have experienced, but I’m not rushing back.

Inspiration