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Old 21-10-2012, 12:50   #1
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pirate Looking for life’s next adventure!

Unattached, middle aged, straight male available for short trips, deliveries, extended cruising, circumnavigation or ??? What do you have in mind? Let’s talk.

Lifelong boater, highly experienced power boat operator and deck hand. Currently own a 31' Fountain center console rigged for fishing & diving. Can trailer it anywhere in North America.
Crewed 87’ Commercial Trawler delivery from New Bedford, Mass. to Dakar, Senegal, stood watches, cooked, 19 days at sea in December. Extremely rough seas entire trip.
Some sailing experience, crewed 42’ Valiant from Bonaire to Florida, stood watches, assisted in pre-sailing boat preparation (boat had been moored for several years), cooked.
US Coast Guard licensed Captain, 50 ton Master w/ Commercial Towing Endorsement, but OK working as a deck hand.

Familiar with modern electronics and navigational equipment.

PADI Master Scuba Diver w/ numerous specialty ratings.
Strong mechanical aptitude, I can’t overhaul an engine but I can change a water pump.
Better than average cook. Non-smoker, drug free, but I do enjoy cold beer when appropriate.
Experienced world traveler. I took an early retirement from the corporate world and now looking for what I want to do when I grow up.

Contact: Pat via Cell: 214-850-0941, E-mail:, Skype: pat_aderman

Money is no longer an issue but life style is!

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Old 22-10-2012, 13:21   #2
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Re: Looking for life’s next adventure!

Welcome to the forum. Chances are you will find sailing positions at your local Yacht Harbor. Good luck and keep us posted...

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow - what a ride!"
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Old 22-10-2012, 13:38   #3
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Welcome to CF Pat!
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Old 13-11-2012, 17:59   #4
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. Hope you find a good crew position.
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