WindGypsy-Rick - Profile

Profile Information
Gender:
Man 
Age:
68
Location:
Laytonville, California, United States
Here for:
Dating, Friendship, Crew 
About Me:

I am a retired engineer living in northern california. I own a 44' CSY cutter, Wind Gypsy. She is in Englewood Fl. I plan on sailing Florida waters along Gulf coast and keys May/June 2019. Then on hard June-Oct. Then back in the water for more adventures. Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, BVI, are all possibilities.
I'm hoping to find a sailing companion to share the adventures and have fun while doing it.

Sailing Experience:

I have been a recreational sailor for many years (40+). I have sailed SF Bay and along Pacific coast, BVI, and Caribbean. Most recent sailing experience include 32-42 ft sailboats in SF bay, 50' catamaran in Caribbean (Guadeloupe, St Lucia, St Maarten) and 44' cutter florida west coast.

Sailing Qualfications:

ASA 101 & 103. Crew on several open ocean cruises along California coast and SF bay. Certified US Navy small power boat operator.

Nautical Miles Logged:
5000 plus
Home and family
Marital status:
Divorced 
Occupation:
Retired Consulting Engineer (Airport Design)
Lifestyle
Smoking:
Quit 
Drinking:
Socially 
Social Setting:
Flirt, Better in small groups, Comic relief 
Appearance
Body type:
Average 
Height:
5'8" - 5'11" (171 - 180cm) 
Eyes:
Blue 
Hair:
Blonde 
Recent activity
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WindGypsy-Rick and sunnysmile are now friends.
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WindGypsy-Rick posted a new blog:

Hi all, I'm at marina in Palmetto, Regatta Pointe. Still doing shakedown and learning boat's characteristics. Plan on doing some sailing in Tampa Bay if winds cooperate. heading back south to Charlotte Harber next week. Hope to get some sailing in down there before putting boat on hard mid…

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missy and WindGypsy-Rick are now friends.
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WindGypsy-Rick and oceanbaysand are now friends.
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WindGypsy-Rick added 3 pictures to the album Boat Pics:
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WindGypsy-Rick posted a new blog:

Hi all. I recently bought my sailboat, Wind Gypsy and have been in the process of learning the boat and doing shakedown sea trials. Moved the boat from the hard in March and began shakedown process/repairing system as needed. Back in NorCal now but returning to Englewood Fl mid-May to continue work…

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WindGypsy-Rick added 2 pictures to the album Boat Pics: