Ducatimark

Profile Information
Gender:
Man 
Age:
61
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

I'm a longtime sailor with mostly Chesapeake Bay experience. Hoping to travel further with the right person one day.

I currently live in Richmond, VA but also have a home in Deltaville at the mouth of the Rappahannock River. I normally travel a good bit for work, mostly to DC but also around the country. Like most of us however, Covid has kept me closer to home.

I'm open to helping people get out sailing and experience the sheer joy and occasional terror. I'm also a good "engineer" and do almost all my own work on my boats, including engine overhaul & maintenance, electrical work, refrigeration, gear maintenance (winches, etc...). If you really want to learn, I'd enjoy the help, even if it's just holding the wheel.

On the personal side, I'm not prone to yelling or losing my cool. I like people that can enjoy life as it comes to them.

Sailing Experience:

Have owned multiple boats from 15' to my current boat, a 48' ketch. I've got many miles under my belt but I really can't say how many. I'm not an experienced ocean sailor but have made forays into the Atlantic from the bay. I firmly believe in preparation and do all that I can to insure my boat is safe and seaworthy. But one of the challenges and satisfaction that comes with sailing is being able to overcome problems as they arise. I want to sail with people that are up to that challenge.

Sailing Qualifications:

I completed the school of hard knocks. You should see my Dorade, it didn't fare so well. The boom however, shows no wear.

I've also completed exactly one PADI course and did my first dive to about 50 feet a year ago. Great fun, and I'll do it again.

Home and family
Marital status:
Divorced 
Have Children:
Yes - flown the nest 
Occupation:
Fed IT Sales
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Never 
Drinking:
Socially 
Social Setting:
Somewhat shy, Home body, Better in small groups 
Appearance
Body type:
Slim 
Height:
6'0" - 6'3" (181 - 190cm) 
Eyes:
Hazel 
Hair:
Brown 
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