(The person we had lined up for Caribbean
cancelled due to an unexpected demand from his business, so we are in need of at least one, maybe two experienced crew immediately and beyone...
will be in St Martin
in a few days.
You should have an easy-going personality and be a team player. You should be reasonably to very experienced in coastal or offshore
sailing. Experience in marine electronics
systems and/or in maintaining diesels is also HIGHLY desirable. (We are well equipped and have two 3GM30F's w/ only ~1800 hours, but it's a long trip so we'd prefer someone with skills)
This is a family
, a couple or a person with a child are welcome providing you fit in one cabin
berth if needed.)
is provided and we are not asking for any contribution toward boat expenses; you would only be responsible for your transportation, fees
, and incidentals. Everyone shares watches, chores and maintenance
to the best of their abilities.
The ship is a comfortable Shuttleworth
, beautiful and sound inside and out and well equipped: new Radar
, new AIS
transceiver, Sat Phone
& Data, mostly new rigging
, new sails
arriving St Kitts
, plenty of new safety gear
This isn't a fast delivery
, we're trying to enjoy the islands and have fun while observing appropriate weather
windows and currents/winds.
Taunya, the master, is liberal in mindset and has her 16 and 9 year old daughters with her. Unfortunately I, Rusty, have to stay home and work
(we'll be starting our real cruising life when I retire in 3 years.) Taunya has have been building up experience over the last few years, including an intensive course through Sea Semester that included 4 weeks on the water
from St. Croix to Bermuda
on a 135' Brigantine tall ship. During that time she covered approximately ASA
101 - 108 equivalent with a mate hanging over her shoulder and giving her advice. There is two other experienced crew members on board, but we would like a another to share the load and fun.
If you are interested in coming along for some or all of the voyage, tell us about your experience and skills.
Please contact me directly at: rgesner at gmail dot com.