GTB

Profile Information
Gender:
Man 
Age:
54
Location:
Grand Ledge, Michigan, United States
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

I love the water, sailing and sailboats......... One of my favorite lyrics is from the song "Island" by American muscian Jimmy Buffet, "I see you in the distance, I feel that your existence, is not unlike my own". In the literal, he is speaking about Islands as the song title says, but I think he is also talking about the person we are all looking for. But that's my story and I'm sticking with it, because that is what I am looking for. Someone who's existence is not unlike my own.

Sailing Experience:

I've been sailing since 2007, taking classes at a local sailing club. We started on Flying Juniors and once the class was over, I tried my hand at Sunfish and Lasers. In 2008, I took ASA101/103 and sailed with friends for a few years after that. I retook ASA101/103 in 2018 and just completed ASA104 last week.

I think I would like to retire on a boat by the time I turn 60. I am currently exploring options to purchase something in the 40ft range next year and placing it in a charter management program for the next 5 years until I do retire. If I like it the live-aboard experience, I would consider trading time between Michigan in the summer and the Caribbean in the winter. It think is would be awesome to sail back and forth between the two in the spring and fall, but this would require a partner who sails :)

Sailing Qualifications:

ASA101
ASA103
ASA104
USPS Safe Boating Course
UPPS Chart Plotting

Nautical Miles Logged:
Maybe 100 to 200
Home and family
Marital status:
Divorced 
Have Children:
Yes - flown the nest 
Occupation:
Maintenance Engineer. I've repaired and upgraded nuclear particle accelerators for the past 25 years and high tech medical equipment for 8 years before that. I am in fact, very good with my hands ;)
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Never 
Drinking:
Socially 
Social Setting:
Social butterfly, Flirt, Comic relief 
Appearance
Body type:
Average 
Height:
5'8" - 5'11" (171 - 180cm) 
Eyes:
Brown 
Hair:
Gray/Silver 
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