Crew Register



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Crew Wanted

Wanted

Boat Dates General Details Experience Reqd Location
TS REBEL Cadet Sea School Jul 12 - Jul 14 Volunteers required to assist with all aspects of cadet training including, offshore sail, keelboating, some power, assisting at shore centre with cooking, admin, also require additional volunteers for management committee. Min Day Skipper for offshore, Sailing Level 3 for keelboating, general prior relevant expertise for the rest. Titchmarsh Marina, Walton on the Naze, Essex
MG Spring 25 May 13 - May 14 Crew needed for weekend cruising out of Cardiff around the Bristol Channel area. Bristol Channel based on Cardiff Bay
BAVARIA 39 Apr - May 15 Passage from Gosport to Gibraltar Completed an overnight sail. Instructions will be given Haslar Marina
Elan 333 Wild Blue Mar - Nov 15 Crew wanted for Spring and Autumn Saturday Parhelion series. Join at Hornet at 0815, back alongside by 1500. First race Sat 21 March Some racing experience helpful Solent
RNSA East Coast Branch Mar - Sep 16 spaces available at weekends on our various boats. None East Coast (Ipswich )
Dehler 38 - 'Longue Pierre' May 16 - Aug 17 Crew needed for JOG and RORC offshore races. Various races throughout the year on a competitive yacht that usually places top of IRC class. Looking to bring on new crew ready for 2017 Fastnet campaign. Some previous cruiser sailing experience helpful. A competitive spirit and happy to be sailing flat out overnight with only a little rest a must. We will help skill up new crew if needed. Starting in the Solent to various destinations in France / Channel Islands / south coast.
J/70 "Polaris" Jun 16 - May 18 Additional long term squad member(s) for weekend racing in the Solent, and occasional European regattas. Can phase into existing crew from Cowes Week onwards. We race one-design in the highly competitive J/70 fleet. Next coaching day Sat 4th June. No formal quals needed, but it is a 4 man crew so everyone needs to be proficient. Dinghy sailors are fine, or any kind of keelboat/yacht racing experience. Should be as light as possible, and nimble. Hamble Point Marina
Grand Soleil 343 "OPTION" Feb 17 Foredeck and Cockpit. I am creating new crew register. RNSA Wed Series
Gareloch Goddess One design (24') Apr - Oct 17 Crew (and Potential skippers/owners) required for Tuesday evening & Sunday pm racing for friendly but competitive keelboat racing on the Gareloch Enthusiasm Royal Northern & Clyde YC (Rhu, Clyde)
grand soleil 343 - 'OPTION' May - Jul 17 Saturday RNSA Portsmouth series Previous sailing/race experience preferable but not necessary. Solent
Legend 31 Lowen Glas Jun - Nov 17 Weekend Sailing Crusing and local club racing in the Bristol Channel Some yacht experience Bristol/ Cardiff
Bowman 48 Jul 18 - Apr 19 May have space. Enthusiasm and good company. Second half of World ARC 18/19, Mackay Aus to St Lucia, or part thereofc
Bowman 48 Jul 18 - Apr 19 May have space available, the rally is in various stages with possible crew changeovers. Not worried about qualifications, but must be comfortable with ocean sailing, enthusiastic, happy to contribute and pull own weight. Aus to SA, Brazil, WI's on World ARC rally with various stopovers
Novice Dec 17 Novice available in 2018 and would like to do some off shore sailing and progress to racing. I Have Dinghy Level 3 South West, Plymouth
Volante Moody 31 Mar 18 Crew needed for sailing anytime by arrangement can be weekdays weekend and maybe even a mini cruise nothing is set Any skill level Solent and beyond Boat moored at Blockhouse
Nauta Custom 44 May - Jul 18 1 or 2 crew needed to assist with passage from Caribbean to UK/Europe. Departure late May most probably from Antigua with a stop in Azores for a week or 2 before departing for U.K or possibly Portugal/France. My yacht is a "well found" aluminium yacht set up for Ocean Cruising that has recently completed a circumnavigation. I am seeking crew to assist with this passage back to Europe before cause my wife has a health issue that prevents her undertaking this passage. No formal qualifications needed but must be competent to stand solo watches by day and night whilst on passage Caribbean
Grand Soleil 343(R) Apr 18 - Oct 19 Pahelion Saturday series, RNSA Wednesday series and other events Racing experience but not essential Solent

Crew Available

Available

Name Area General Details Qualifications Experience Dates
David Croft I live in Lymington and am able to travel to any U.K. location.(Retired) Happy to crew on a social basis and also happy to be involved in racing. RYA Day Skipper. Have chartered bareboat (as skipper) on numerous occasions around Europe and the Caribbean. (Mono and Cats). Crewed Oceanis 50 on delivery trip between Split and Croatia. Jul 17 - Jul 18
Steve Court Solent , South coast and Bristol Channel I would like to build up some more experience before starting competent crew followed by day skipper courses. I live in Gloucestershire but willing to travel to south coast and Bristol Channel . None Have had weekend on Dufour 385, competed in the RTI 2017 and Solent Spring series on a SJ320. Aug 17 - Aug 18
Gary Arthurs south coast, south east Seeking a position on any yacht to gain experience sailing. Can usually only do weekends due to work commitments, located in London and will travel to boat location if its not too far. I'm pretty much a beginner only had a few hours on a 35 but am eager to learn and comfortable in adverse conditions. I do have experience at sea in non sailing sea craft. RYA VHF RADIO Experience on a 35 but only for a day. While serving with the RM i have spent weeks at sea on small raiding craft and landing craft. My sailing experience is minimal but i'm a fast learner and will get stuck in. Aug 17 - Aug 18
Gary Arthurs south coast, south east Seeking a position on any yacht to gain experience sailing. Can usually only do weekends due to work commitments, located in London and will travel to boat location if its not too far. I'm pretty much a beginner only had a few hours on a 35 but am eager to learn and comfortable in adverse conditions. I do have experience at sea in non sailing sea craft. RYA VHF RADIO Experience on a 35 but only for a day. While serving with the RM i have spent weeks at sea on small raiding craft and landing craft. My sailing experience is minimal but i'm a fast learner and will get stuck in. Aug 17 - Aug 18
jeff hall east solent south coast seeking position as crew for weekends RYA comp crew offshore racing radio license level2 power boat RYA sea survival mainly sailed on 60' 68' 70' took part in the clipper round the world 15/16 2 legs south america to cape town new york london Sep 17 - Mar 18
Natalie Macaulay Solent, West Sussex, Worldwide Seeking position on yacht to continue to build experience. Hoping to complete Day Skipper in 2018. Happy to join weekend jaunt, races and worldwide trips also. Previous RYA Level 5 Dingy instructor, Some yacht experience, ex-Seaman officer so good navigation skills. Oct 17 - Oct 18
Craig Pennels Solent & South Coast Looking to improve skills, to Day skipper level and build up some sea miles and more exspirence. RYA Competent Crew Various exspirence with Marine Society & Sea Cadets aboard there offshore fleet. Dec 17 - Oct 19
Simon Ashworth Based in Plymouth but willing to go any where nationwide or Europe for the right opportunities Recent qualified day skipper wishing to expand experience and skill set. Will cruise, race, deliver. I need miles and hours. Still in good health and confident afloat. RYA Day Skipper Cross Channel and some Med experience whilst in the navy. More recently Flotilla bare boat in Greek waters. Crew on inshore 10m working Fishing boat. Dec 17 - Dec 18
Ashley Cutler Solent and south coast Crew position on yacht for cruising. Would consider racing. Weekends preferred, but may be able to consider long weekends for cross channel / coastal sailing. POOW below Nav course for SSK's. Crewing regular at weekends summer and winter, most months since 2015 on Bavaria 38 from Haslar Marina. Week of sailing a Dufour 412 GL in the Med. Older experience includes Westerly 37 and Nic 55 across the channel. Jan 18 - Jan 19
Samuel Beardmore UK South Coast & near continent. I am building miles and experience towards YM Offshore, but am happy to fill any role onboard as I'm always glad to get out on the water! RYA Day Skipper, YM Theory, VHF and First Aid. Mostly day sailing on a Sigma 38 or Westerly Konsort in the Solent - Poole region as well as two separate week-long cruises on a Contessa 32 in Devon. Mar - Sep 18
Dave Gillett Solent and South Coast Looking for crew experience to refresh my skills cruising or racing. Available most weekends and some weekdays. Looking for an opportunity to crew at Cowes week. RYA Coastal Skipper Nic 55, Contessa 38, Vic 34. 2500 miles cruising experience mainly in Solent but some in Devon, France, Highlands and Canaries Apr - Nov 18
Neville (Nev) Kay South & South West Coast but would consider wider UK and Worldwide - Based in Plymouth Seeking to gain experience in all Sailing activities None, however in TY 18/19 I am loaded onto the following courses: RYA - Competent Crew (May), Dinghy 1&2 (Jul), Powerboat 1&2 (Sep), Radar, First Aid and SRC Radio None Apr 18 - Dec 19
Jeff Hall East and South Coast To get back on the water mainly weekends and cruises if notice given to work RYA Competent crew Ocean racing VHF Radio sea survival trained for Clipper round the world race around GB on 70" completed Rio to Cap Town all weather conditions Sailed around Baltic 60" and south Coast with the Discovery Scout Project Jun - Dec 18