Ketch35 - Profile

Profile Information
Gender:
Man 
Age:
59
Location:
St Thomas, Virgin Islands, United States
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

New skipper on Beautiful 1976 CHRIS CRAFT Caribbean 35 Ketch. I am starting a refit to include some new electronics, updating existing gear and adding a freezer. My boat is in the USVI. My home is Louisiana. I’m heading down to sail for the entire month of June 2019. I’m looking for a sailing mate, friend, partner and confidant. Sailboats are small places, so compatability is a must. Traveling is a huge part of my life...a passport is a must, but I will admit I hate to fly. I’m a regular, down to earth guy with a great sense of humor. Food on passage is hugely important and I’m a pretty good cook. The best meal out of my galley so far has been creole shrimp with rice on passage to St Thomas. I’m hoping to cruise in the Caribbean for a while, but then again, who knows...if I have the right partner/crew, there is nowhere that is impossible!

Sailing Experience:

I took a basic coastal skipper’s course and have been out sailing as often as possible. I was asked to help sail a 42 ft Dufours sloop from Ft Lauderdale to St Thomas USVI. I found my beautiful 10 meter Ketch soon after. I have been working at refitting and updating her systems. I’ll be sailing all of June and hauling out for the upcoming hurricane season. Once on the hard, I’ll knock out some larger jobs through the summer and once Nov 1 rolls around (insurance restrictions), I’ll be heading out and exploring the beautiful islands throughout the Caribbean. Once I find the right crewmate, I hope we’ll be sailing together for the rest of our lives. My ketch is a beauty and once she’s refit, there is no place on earth that will be out of bounds! I’m a nice, honest, hardworking, divorced guy who wants to find the right experienced sailing woman for a 50/50 LTR and the adventure of a lifetime.

Sailing Qualfications:

ASA101/ASA103/ASA104
Emergency Physician
Scuba Diver (NAUI Master)

Passage from Ft Lauderdale to St Thomas
Day Sailing/Gunkholing around St Thomas and Virgin Islands.

Looking to further explore the Caribbean basin...who knows after that!

Nautical Miles Logged:
a couple thousand
Home and family
Marital status:
Divorced 
Have Children:
Yes - flown the nest 
Occupation:
Medical
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Never 
Drinking:
Rarely 
Social Setting:
Somewhat shy, Better in small groups, Comic relief 
Appearance
Body type:
Average 
Height:
5'8" - 5'11" (171 - 180cm) 
Eyes:
Brown 
Hair:
Gray/Silver 
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Ketch35 posted a new classified listing:
Wanted:  whisker pole

I’m looking to add a whisker pole to my Chris Craft Caribbean 35 Ketch. My Genoa is a 130. Please contact me if you have one in serviceable condition. Thank you. Paul

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