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Crew Available - Getting Started ?
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 Crew Available - Getting Started ? - Racing Crew Register Entries
Amy T   -   30 April 2018 at 01:03  Email:  
Regular recreational race experience on 24-40fters in Australia particularly First 36.7 - mast, pit, trim. Also 2 yrs working on the maxis in the Whitsundays, and spent the last 2 years in the Med - 1 yr as a Deckie on a 105ft Wally (regular cruising/sailing with kites, A3, A5, Code 0 etc...)

Pro sandwich maker/cereal bar distributor...

Recent (rather reluctant) returner to the UK looking to get back out on the water this summer! Keen to get onboard any boat big or small, hopefully with a friendly atmosphere :)


Yachmaster OS, radio license, PBL2 and all that jazz if it helps..
Henry Bland   -   25 April 2018 at 16:45  Email:  

I grew up on a farm in Regional Australia & have come to Europe to pursue a career in the yachting industry starting as a Deckhand.
I have knowledge of various hand and power tools, including; Belt/Orbital Sanders, Polisher etc.
Unfortunately, the sea was not on my doorstep so I haven’t had the opportunity to gain the sea miles that many jobs require. However, just recently I worked on a Yacht in Antibes preparing it for the upcoming season in the Mediterranean.

I have all RYA qualifications necessary to work at sea so if you know of any deliveries and/or daywork within your community I would be more than happy to lend a helping hand and show my worth.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or on 07713757605

Thank you for your time, I look forward to hearing from you.!
Victoria Saxton   -   16 April 2018 at 11:36  Email:  
Hello! I completed my Competent Crew last summer and have taken part in a few races. I'm enthusiastic, friendly and looking to learn more and get more time on the water either cruising or racing. My friend, Gill, is also at the same stage so there's two of us if required! We also make great cups of tea. Looking forward to meeting you.
Sandie Collins   -   07 March 2018 at 21:21  Email:  
Passed the Competency Crew Certificate last year. Would like to gain more experience cruising. Enthusiastic and hope to hear from you.
Chris Crouch   -   12 February 2018 at 16:39  Email:  
Hi there, currently living in Hamble and work on the river. From a powerboat background, spent the last 6 years in Australia working alongside yacht racing teams but due to work load I couldn't sail so living by the Hamble is the perfect time for me to get back into it. Did a few maxi deliveries from Hobart to Sydney so I have an ok amount of knowledge but want to learn more so I can do the Fastnet 2019. Hard worker, strong and ready to go. I have all the gear but a little idea so if you have space let me know. 07488495995
thanks, Chris
Patrick Kennedy   -   18 January 2018 at 11:24  Email:  
Bristol Dentist 56. Lots of cruising experience. Some racing including Fastnet and 5 other RORC offshore races 2015.
Keen to do more offshore racing particularly leading up to Fastnet 2019
Happy on the Bow, Mast, Mid deck sail trimming, Helming.
Edward Nixon   -   05 November 2017 at 18:01  Email:  

I am a 25 Y/O Day skipper training towards coastal skipper. I have cruising experience however am very keen to gain more racing and offshore experience.
I keen for typically weekend sailing but would be happy to do longer with some notice.

If you need crew or know anybody who does please call me on 07796700193.


Patrick West   -   27 October 2017 at 13:31  Email:  
I'm currently a uni student in Southampton (20 years old), active personable guy, keen to gain more experience on the water having sailed in club racing this spring still got a-lot to learn but very keen!
Up for any sailing, weather racing or cruising or deliveries!

Look forward to hearing from you,


Kieran Board    -   18 October 2017 at 23:35  Email:  
Yachtmaster Instructor Power wanting to step into the sailing discipline. Been working and living on the river all my life, but lack experience in any formal sailing. Have sailed the odd dinghy and the occasional cruising day but looking to seek any racing, delivery opportunities to get the practical aspect up and ultimately convert YM over to sail. 22 years of age, enthusiastic, healthy and a quick learner. Live and work on the Hamble, so availability is good. Can contact me on 07714619400.
Daryn   -   13 October 2017 at 09:08  Email:  
Hello! I'm a qualified dayskipper that has been sailing for several years in the UK.
I would join crews for weekend racing, cruising and boat deliveries. I've crewed on races in the Solent as well as trips up to 5 days. I'm female, 40 and fit. Email me to chat if you have any other questions.
Sofia Sallons   -   06 October 2017 at 14:10  Email:  
Hi - I'm Sofia, 24 years old and based in London.

Looking to get back out on the water after a long time and meet new people. Have some previous RYA dinghy experience in UK & HK along with a few splash weeks a long time ago.

Eager and willing to learn, am seeking crewing experience on larger boats with people willing to teach and have fun at the same time.

Please feel free to contact anytime,
Caterina   -   28 August 2017 at 12:18  Email:  
Hi my name is Caterina, I am 32 and I am looking to gain some racing experience and build up miles. I have good cruising experience (at helm and bow) and dinghy/semi-skiff sailing as bowman. I currently live in London but keen to get on board on weekends or longer with a bit of notice. Available weekends starting from 16 sept and longer cruises from jan 2018.

Both dinghy and keelboat experience are welcome! Drop me an email to exchange telephone numbers.
Looking forward to get back on board!
Max Bishop   -   23 August 2017 at 11:18  Email:  

I'm looking for crewing opportunities aboard yachts while cruising or racing to gain more experience. I'm 16 and going into college I've got various sailing experience on dinghies and yachts I've gained rya watch leader and going for rya day skipper.

If you need crew or know anyone who wants an enthusiastic young crew member email or call me (+44 7495 798277) to discuss further.
Phil   -   18 June 2017 at 18:01  Email:  

Newly qualified Day Skipper and new member to RSYC, looking for more time onboard as crew, so all the newly learnt skills don't get forgotten ! I'm a Hamble resident so can do evenings and weekends.

Please get in touch if of interest, thanks !
Sara Young   -   09 June 2017 at 19:17  Email:  
I'm 35 years old, live in Hamble, healthy and willing to learn (used to be a flotilla hostess in the Med, however have no formal qualifications). I'm keen to race and cruise just to start to get as many miles as possible in, plus I'm also keen to meet new people having recently moved here. I'm looking to do my competent crew qualification this summer! My number is 07825148402 .
Amy Gibson   -   09 June 2017 at 11:34  Email:  
Yachtmaster Offshore Power just getting into sailing. Hold my RYA comp crew and have built up just over 1,000 miles under sail including night/tidal. Working towards converting my YM for sail. Not a great deal of experience but a fast learner! I'm 33, strong, fit and healthy and happy to get involved in all aspects. Looking for cruising/racing opportunities where possible. Lots of availability and very flexible. 07500561043
Joshua Mcnulty    -   17 March 2017 at 21:38  Email:  
21 years old member of staff here at the Royal Southern for the last few years. Though I have never been sailing, I like to think I make up for my lack of experience with vast amounts of enthusiasm!
So if anyone needs any crew and are willing to teach I'm more than happy to learn. Feel free to call on: 07494539459
Natasha Dean   -   18 February 2017 at 09:40  Email:  
Hi my name is Natasha and I have worked at the Royal Southern Yacht Club for the last couple of years and have sailed on Yachts and motor cruisers in the past.
I would love to get back on the water and I am keen to learn new skills.
My phone number is 07979 148928.

Kevin Cochrane   -   02 February 2017 at 22:12  Email:  

I've recently done my Competent Crew qualification out of Southampton, limited sailing time but keen to gain more practical experience. I'm 57, fit and willing to muck in and learn. Ideally for weekend sailing or longer with notice. I am available end of February 2017 onwards.

I can be contacted on 07495 609033.
Ellie    -   29 January 2017 at 20:49  Email:  
My name is Ellie brown.
I often do dinghy sailing and have done yacht sailin before but would like to learn more. I am available at nights and weekends.
James Garside   -   17 January 2017 at 13:50  Email:  
I am currently living by Swanwick Marina after moving up from Cornwall in November so am available for evenings as well as weekends if necessary. Have previously cruised on 36ft Dufour since age of 6 and 45ft Beneteau over the last 8 years (I am now 23) all out of Falmouth . Haven't had a chance to do any qualifications as of late but keen to get my Day Skippers this year and really focus on racing crew skills generally. I can provide all of my own foul weather gear if need be for these more inclement months leading up to spring.Can also get hold of me on 07928028403 to discuss my experience further and possibly have a small meet & greet in Hamble if convenient.
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Owner must be satisfied as to the soundness of hull, spars, rigging, sails and all gear.
Owner must ensure that all safety equipment is properly maintained and stowed and that the crew know where it is kept and how it is to be used."

Imperator GBR4300 an SJ35 3/4 Tonner is based at the RSrnYC will compete in the Fastnet 2019.
Preparation starts now with the Race Programme for 2018.
This includes a variety of races: inshore round-the-cans, offshore passage and Channel races with the JOG, RSrnYC and RORC. Crews are required for each type of event and eventually the Fastnet.
Contact:  or call 07711 618 000.  Race Programme

RSrnYC Members: If you are campaigning a boat for the whole season and have similar needs to Paul please send the information to website@royal-southern

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