- About Steadman Uhlich
- Vessel Make/ model
- OPB = Available as Crew in 2018
- Vessel Name
- "Steadfast" not "Steadslow" ;)
- Crewing All of 2018 Available Globally
- Artist (Painter) + Photographer + Consultant
- Sailing, Art (Painting), Photography, Hiking, Traveling, Languages, etc.
- Howdy! My name is Steadman Uhlich. Leave a Private Message. I will reply ASAP.
Curiosity + Knowledge + Experience = Point of View + Humility + Humor
Despite 40+ years of studying boats, varied experiences sailing, and 6,440 miles of offshore blue water passsagemaking under my keel, I claim no expertise in sailing here on this forum and humbly come with open mind and wide ranging curiosity, ready to learn and to enjoy a gam. I am open to learning from anyone, be they old salts or those who have less experience or years or miles.
I consider myself a "cruiser" at heart, as I more enjoy seeing things and places, rather than racing. I also admire classic and traditional boats (e.g. gaff rigged, wood) and contemporary boats and would enjoy sailing on any boat of any size or age.
I am not a hard-core racer, but I have sailed or raced on dinghies and small boats like a Thistle, Prindle 18 Cat, Cal 20, a classic wood Folk Boat, J-24s and J-29s, Hobie 33, J-35, and voyaged on larger boats like Beneteaus, Jeanneau 42, J-42, Swan 48, Skookum 53, Lagoon 52, and others. As part of a competitive race crew I sailed on San Francisco Bay while changing headsails in 20+ knots winds on the cold and wet pitching foredeck of a J-35 in many races. I was a crew on an offshore race to the Farallons on a Santa Cruz 50 ULDB "sled" at 20+ knots (boat speed!) and got time steering a Farr 40 race boat on a fast run during an overnight race in high seas off the California coast. I have experienced both a true strong gale and flat calm while on a 30 day passage from Hawaii to San Francisco on a 37 foot sloop (I was the navigator and no GPS was used). In 2017 I sailed offshore from Norfolk VA to Halifax Nova Scotia, then to Newfoundland, where I cruised the coast for a total of 30 days and 1,600 nm, sailing in dense fog, and close to icebergs in cold 42 degree water. In May 2018 I sailed 1200nm, all offshore from Florida to Maine on a Skookum 53. In June 2018 I sailed on Lagoon 52 Catamaran from Charleston to New York, 640nm and all offshore.
Need experienced crew on a passage or cruise or delivery? I am an experienced and responsible watch-stander, certified in ASA courses (ASA 101, 103, 104, 105), am a very good cook, know something about navigation, I am a professional artist photographer, and am considered a cheerful guest or shipmate, trustworthy and honest, a good conversationalist, a very positive person, and I am always happy to help or lend a hand. There are many verbatim testimonial comments about my character, personality, trustworthiness, and my skills found online on my studio website SteadmanUhlich(dot)com. Here is a link to my detailed online Sailing Credentials (draft) page:
While I am living singlehanded now, I still hope to find my mate in a merry mermaid.
Art and sailing are two of my passions. Google my name to see hundreds of examples of my work.
- Ahoy All Sailors! Need experienced crew for a passage or delivery in Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean, Med, PNW, ICW, coastal or across an ocean anytime in 2018? I am available on 24hr notice. See my CF Profile "About Me" page for details. Happy to lend a hand!