Graeme

Profile Information
Gender:
Man 
Age:
62
Location:
El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

I'm single and living in El Puerto de Santa Maria (I speak Spanish). Originally from Yorkshire but left as soon as I could drive - most of my accent has gone, but I still retain a hankering for battered haddock eaten out of newspaper. These days I'm more into mushed avocado and pez espada.

From January 2021 I'll be living aboard - starting roving from the Bay of Cadiz - I expect to spend most of 2021 in the Med on the Spanish coast and maybe further east through the islands. I work remotely so anywhere with a phone signal will do!

Sailing Experience:

My main passion is windsurfing, semi-pro in the 80s, still do it daily / weekly although now on a wind foil board which is much kinder to the knees. Next comes the traditional wooden boats - got about 20 years experience messing about with ex-crab fishing boats, and lately a Northumberland coble with a lovely big brown dipping lug sail which on a good day I could tack in less than 5 minutes, but more than 4 minutes. I sailed one my old boats solo half way around the UK and gave the clinkers a good workout.....

All that's about to change as I've sold all my toys and bought a Beneteau Oceanis 393 Clipper - she's currently in Sotogrande, but I'll move her to Puerto Sherry in a couple of weeks.

Update: Had a lovely trip (solo!) from Sotogrande to El Puerto de Santa Maria - set off Friday PM, arrived Saturday PM - wind very light, had fun in the Straights of Gibraltar going east to west. So I'm now set up in Puerto Sherry marina - que suerte!

Sailing Qualifications:

My yacht experience is more limited - I've got a Day Skipper qualification - and a couple of hundred hours on GRP yachts. No idea how many hours or miles on wooden boats since it was more about time-travel, and the sand in the hour glasses was often damp.

Nautical Miles Logged:
a few hundred, and a few thousand if you add the windsurfing, which probably doesn't count..... and 100 nm including the Straights of Gibraltar solo.
Home and family
Marital status:
Divorced 
Have Children:
Yes - flown the nest 
Occupation:
Analyst
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Never 
Drinking:
Quit 
Social Setting:
Somewhat shy, Better in small groups, Comic relief 
Appearance
Body type:
Athletic 
Height:
6'0" - 6'3" (181 - 190cm) 
Eyes:
Blue 
Hair:
Gray/Silver 
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