Saw your profile and would like to tell you a little about myself. Hopefully we'll be a good match.
I'm currently on the island of Lemnos, Greece just finishing a one month sail on a 44' catamaran
. My ideal position is live aboard crew for the rest of the season (or longer). I am available immediately and can easily travel to you.
My interests include good food, sailing, friendship, classical music
, The Economist magazine, language and culture. I appreciate intelligent, kind, happy people. I tremendously enjoy the agreeable company of my ship mates on trips to the beach, sightseeing, or even the homey pleasures of shopping
in a vegetable market and talking to the vendor. None of those are much fun alone. But, I also enjoy time by myself to read, think, write, listen to music
, breath the air and look at the fullness of the sails
My diet leans toward fresh, healthy food. I don't smoke and much prefer a smoke-free boat.
I am a gay
, American, an atheist, a liberal and a capitalist. I just retired from founding and running three small businesses. I was only a fair business man. I'm book smart with a bad business sense. But, my strengths pulled me through: hard work, long hours, seeking out enjoyable work, congenial clients, relentlessly saving and investing. I'm 66 years old and except for a few aches and pains, healthy and strong.
My sailing skills are some where between fair and good. I am able to hoist a sail, assist in a tack, drop an anchor
, set a bridal, swab a deck
, tie a knot
, put out bumpers, pump
, follow directions, swat a fly and wash dishes. The more I learn, the more I can appreciate the dynamics between the sails
, the wind
, the boat and me.
Please get back to me if you think we might make a good team.
Good sailing, Richard D'Addario
SailingOut - CF username
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