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About Boatman61

I'm an experienced delivery skipper who has delivered boats across the Mediterranean, N. Atlantic, S. Pacific and Caribbean Sea.. Citizenship; UK Residency; Portugal Visas; As Required Languages; English, Portuguese I am an ex Royal Navy seaman and have been sailing since 1965 when I learnt to sail in the Royal Navy’s 27ft Montague Whalers and 32ft Cutters. Over 150,000 miles of cruising etc since then. I’ve completed 3 solo West-East trans-atlantics since 2001 on boats from 30ft to 37ft and am a freelance delivery Skipper... can supply crew if needed. Qualifications; Boat-master grade 2 RYA International Helmsman/Coastal Skipper.(Sail up to 24m/80GT, Power up to 24m/80GT) Spanish Marine(Patron de Barco)blue book VHF Licence First aid at sea certificate.STCW95VI/4 Survival at Sea.STCW95VI/1

Current Assignment..

The Moody 45DS Peregrine in Portimao marina.. May-June 2018. A delivery from the Hamble, UK to Athens, Greece.. Advertisements

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Ayamonte, Spain to Porto, Portugal.. April 2018.

Synergy, a Bavaria 32 delivered from Ayamonte to Porto.. A smooth and easy delivery over 3 days of sailing.

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Delivery Camarinas, N Spain to Alcudia, Mallorca. June 2nd – June 19th, 2017.

Living Dreams.. a Prout 37 catamaran

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Bali 4.5

  January 2017.   Shamballa.. a Bali 4.5 Catamaran delivered from Arneys de Mar to Gibraltar where it was loaded aboard a Seven Stars ship for transport to St Thomas, West Indies.

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DuFour 425 GL ‘YakiTori

9/09/2016 – 16/09/2016. Delivered the sailboat as an owner assist/instruct from Port Gruissan, SW France to Sant Valo de Capo, Sicily via Bonifaccio, Corsica.  Apart from a close encounter with some waterspouts, a smooth and efficient delivery leaving a happy … Continue reading

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A Happy Owner..

To Whom it may concern, I am the owner of the boat Elsie which Phil delivered and want to give him a big thanks for a perfect delivery. My brother’s comment when he picked up the boat in Spain was: … Continue reading

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Elsie…

s/v Elsie.. a 62ft bilge keel Motor Sailor designed by Laurent Giles. Delivered successfully from St Martin, FWI to Almerimar, E Spain June-July 2016

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