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scottish_joe

Experienced sailor looking for work/racing in north US

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Hi, 

I've just moved from UK to Ohio, willing to travel, and am looking for racing in the US - either regular/campaign sailing in New York area or great lakes, plus Miami (if there's any big regatta's still going on)., or for one-off regattas and work-ups.

37yrs old, professional for last 10 years, 6'1", trimmer, plenty of mast & pit experience too with lots of euro' grand prix experience particularly in Farr 30s, 40s, 45s, Metre boats (12M, 8M and 6M), lots of worlds/euros with half a dozen top5 finishes.

Extensive boat work skills and experience running boats or assisting existing BC.

I work hard for any team I sail or work with, like a beer on occasion too. Very keen to race and work in US 

:) 

 

Joe

Cell: (513) 546 0278

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Just in time for haul-out on the lakes, but if you survive the winter you will learn lake sailing has some special treats:

Fresh water - no need to rinse everything daily.  No tides, and often no current.  Warm water - Lake Erie can get to 25 degrees mid summer.

On the down side you will learn that these are BIG lakes, and Erie is fucking evil.  Six foot high square waves 30 feet apart, 60 knot line squalls tearing through on a light air day, and the water off Cleveland will turn a boat brown over a weekend.

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On 10/6/2017 at 1:57 PM, Tax Man said:

Just in time for haul-out on the lakes, but if you survive the winter you will learn lake sailing has some special treats:

Fresh water - no need to rinse everything daily.  No tides, and often no current.  Warm water - Lake Erie can get to 25 degrees mid summer.

On the down side you will learn that these are BIG lakes, and Erie is fucking evil.  Six foot high square waves 30 feet apart, 60 knot line squalls tearing through on a light air day, and the water off Cleveland will turn a boat brown over a weekend.

Many thanks for the info, any tips on best ways to get in touch with owners or companies there? Forums, Facebook Groups, yacht clubs or just get up there in person? Also, do the yards restrict who works on boats stored there?

 

thanks again

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Why the hell did you move to Ohio of all places? I'm assuming for work?

If you want to race professionally, move to Newport RI.

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