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Jerry StandenCompetent crew person required for +5,000nm passage from Richards Bay to Malaysia via Seychelles aboard my 17m sailing catamaran 'Dragonfly". I am an owner skipper with extensive ocean sailing experience over 3 decades. The yacht is a modern well maintained vessel of some luxury. The right crew person will be physically fit with an outgoing and humorous personality who is keen to maintain the interior domestically as well assist on deck. Departure around end of July. Non smoker only.
Jeandre Lubbe0813941330JEANDRE LUBBE DECKHAND / ENGINEER ________________________________ DATE OF BIRTH 21 March 1998 – age 19 NATIONALITY South African VISAS Schengen LANGUAGES English and Afrikaans HEALTH Excellent, non-smoker, no tattoos MARITAL STATUS Single, no dependents EMAIL SKYPE jeandrelubbe CURRENT LOCATION: South Africa PHONE +27 81 394 1330 My objective is to secure as a deckhand or engineer on a motor yacht where I will be able to utilize my skills and my customer service experience to excel on board. I have always had a love for engines and cars or anything with the ability to use any type of fuel. My biggest projects were restoring classical stationary engines and my smallest was repainting old model cars. And nothing has ever stopped me repairing or fixing anything even if it was impossible. I like to tackle to the biggest of projects because nothing is impossible even it might seem like that. I have always had a love for engines especially V8’s and muscle cars. I also have a lot of tender driving experience with different type of watercrafts. CERTIFICATES  ENG1 (valid 2019)  RYA Powerboat Level 2  International Driver’s License  RYA tender operator  RYA PWC  STCW 2010 (Valid 2022)  Superyacht Deckhand Course  AEC  RYA day skipper  PDSD  RYA Radar  RYA advanced powerboat  RYA GMDSS YACHT SKILLS  Servicing marine engines  Varnishing  Polishing  Detailing exterior & interior  Fiberglass repairs MARITIME EXPERIENCE 31 March (1 day) M/Y Exuma (50m) Dayworker  Scrubbing teak  Polishing stainless steel OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE January 2015 – January 2017 MasterCraft Africa Technician  Servicing Marine engines (Ilmor, Mercruiser, Volvo)  Detailing Exterior and interior  Basic fiberglass repairs  Advising customers on after gear and accessories
Karl ReedLooking for Volunteer Crew for a M/Y delivery from Cape Town to Richards Bay Leaving Mid June. Email me for more info.
Carli Adendorff+27 72 9944 544Hi! I am currently in South Africa and available for day work or a crossing. I'm a stewardess, completed my STCW and I have a valid Medical. Looking for experience. Worked for a week on a yacht in Monaco.Looking forward to hear from you.
Hannes Merker0041797609432--> Crew available to cross the atlantic from south africa to south america in june/july 2017. Boat wanted.Hi Sabrina and I, both 27, are looking for a boat to south america from south africa. At the moment we are travelling trough africa by car for 6 months. We are looking to bring our car to south america by container to continue our trip until the end of the year. The car-shipping duration is around 40 days which gives us the opportunity to fly to south america and travel on foot OR to find a sailing boat crossing the atlantic wanting qualified crew. We have sailing experience for many years (Hannes: 20y, 5000+mi, Sabrina 8y, 2000+mi) and are eager to do our first atlantic crossing. We are in june/july in south africa, ready to depart. Since we are doctor&nurse you wont have to worry about your or our health and we of course participate in the costs of the trip. We are sociable, but find out yourself having a beer with us. Looking forward to hear from you! Cheers hannes +41 (0)79 760 94 32
richard burgess0764232940Yacht Master Offshore with commercial endorsement - Available for day sailing/racing, local and international deliveries, charters
Mark Blau+27742466078Hi I come from small power boat fishing and have nearly 400 hours at sea on a power boat and now looking to get into sailing I crewed a few times many many years ago and have very little sailing experience but very much willing to learn Would love to join on a sail boat for a few trips to start my way into sailing and meet new friends Also very happy to take crew on my fishing boat Supercat 520 2 x 50hp Honda four stroke I am very much available on week days and weekends Regards Mark Blau
Marianne Lancefield0837671046Recently completed the RYA Competent Crew course (Yachtmaster) and have booked to do the RYA SRC VHF Radio shortly. Experience to date has been cruising only. Looking to build miles, improve my skills and work towards my Day Skipper. Available at the drop of a hat for day / weekend sailing and with a little notice for longer trips, anywhere, anytime!
Jonothan Hoffman081 351 0590SAS Day skipper Power and sail, IYT Rib master I have been sailing for the past 6 years and done my sas day skipper last year and now my RIB master i am stil busy with my STCW but I finnish on the 19th of may and then i am looking for work on deck or evin some one that can help me with my miles and the amount of night houers i need at watch i know my way around n sail boat relly wel its like second nature to me please let me know if you can help me with my miles for my yachmaster I have a RSA pasport but no visas thou
Reinhard WagnerDid a sailing course many years ago...
Jessica Bentley072431370610 000nm , sailing durban-cape town, the Medditerannean and first Ocean crossing Cape Town-Cherbourg, France.
richard burgess+27764232940RYA Yacht Master with 2500NM open to opportunities
Lloyd Dickerson(071)885-7685I am a newly qualified RYA Ocean Yachmaster with powerboat level 2, VHF and all required STCW, looking to get in to the yachting industry. South African citizen and resident willing to work my way up through the system. I have small catamaran racing experience and 7 000 ocean miles. Any opportunities would be gratefully considered. Thanks and fair winds
Luc Desvaux de Marigny(083)565-3669I have completed my SAS and RYA Coastal Skippers with over 1000 Nautical Miles experience. I live in Cape Town CBD and would love to join a crew for some weekend sailing events. Please mail me for my CV.
Richard Bowes(083)300-7622sailed inland waters on various from Hobie Cats to Laser's etc. Windsurfed for 10 yrs. Have Deep Sea Angling Experience and my own waterskiing boat for 35 yrs. Have recently completed my Day Skippers course at Atlantic Yachting in Langebaan - looking to creww to gain valuable experience. Live in Sea Point and have plenty of time on my hands. regards Richard 083 300 7622
Marc Ninck(060)845-3735Young competitive 470 sailor (international experience) with inshore sailing licence. Aiming for the offshore licence. Sailing Teacher at local Sailingschool in Switzerland
Gareth Odendaal(071)130-0936No sailing experience.Currently have my STCW basic certs and completing my RYA VHF Radio certification in April 2017.I would like to work on board a vessel, travel the world and get to meet new and interesting people.I currently work fully time in a corporate type environment and I'm available to join the crew after giving a 1 calendar months notice.Kind regards, Gareth
Jacques Burger and Dean Holden(082)658-5333Two x racing crew available. We finished the Twilight with Tom on Phantom, who is only racing again next season, we are looking for racing positions in the meantime. Yachtmaster instructor & Coastal skipper, age 26 & 41.
Alexandra Payne(063)334-4781At the age of 24, I have been sailing competitively since 2005. First in optimist dinghies through Europe and North America, then in the Laser Radial where I competed in Youth Europeans, multiple North American and national championships, as well as the 2007 Olympic Trials for Beijing. I also competed for four years in collegiate sailing in FJs, 420s, and lasers, having competed in multiple ICSA national championships. As for big boats I have crewed in J22 World Championships as well as the Lightning North American championships. I am currently in Cape Town until August 1 for an internship and would be available to crew!
Cornelis & Sean(076)770-4691We have sailed since we were young but not as primary hobby. We can handle anything small from lazer, hobbie, 470 etc.. We also windsurf, surf, kitesurf, etc.. We would like to be part of a crew for Wednesday night outings.Reason to crew on larger boats is to gain experience to one day own our own boat and sail around the world. I (Cornelis) have sailed on Wednesday nights before a few years ago. Also took part in the Cape Town regatta once (under Mark Sadler - previous Shosholoza skipper).
Magrieta Jordaan(083)227-6130I have sailed more thank 10000NM which includes a delivery from Turkey to. Brazil and I have been a professional Deck/Stew on Super Sailors for the past year.
GULAY ALTUN(082)457-7775I am objectively looking for stewardess position on a yacht .i would like to gain more experience to pursue my yachting career. I believe my working passion on hospitability will enable me to cope any stewardess positions with ease. I am extremely adaptable, flexible, and easy going, allowing me to work well with people in a team-oriented environment. I have pass experiences on the yacht ,so this will be helpful.i have been exposed 6 years to the environment.
Erin rands(072)828-4234None
Nick Jacobs(079)660-6258Beginner. I've recently taken the comp crew course with Ocean Sailing Academy, learned the basics on a 34' boat, have sailed in coastal waters between here and Hout Bay and want to do more. I work in CBD during the week but am available for after work opportunities and of course on weekends. I'm a good listener and would greatly appreciate the chance to expand my skills and experience.
Hans BachertDear Skippers,I am able to work on all stations. I am a foreign member of the club from Germany. I am looking for a boat at the 1 and 8 th of March for the Wednesday races. I am sailing and did races North Sea (Atlantic) , Baltic sea and I did several races in front of Cape Town. Boats which I have sailed: Catamaran Formula 18 class, Hobie 16 etc. , Monohulls 34-48 feet. I am looking to hear from you. Kind Regards Hans Bachert . Tel: 0049 171 8379768, call by whats app , FaceTime, etc. am at the 28.3.-13.3 in Cape Town
Lewis Evans(___)___-_1__Few day trips and 2 overnight trips in the UK and a week cruising in Greece.
Sherali Swart(084)967-2122I have some experience but not much. I have my competent crew certificate. I would like to crew on on a boat and gain experience and confidence. 25 year old female, love extreme sports(wake boarding and surfing), jetski and power boat instructor.
Reece Leondiris(063)898-6986Beginner / Intermediate level of sailing.I am a fast learner, fit and healthy, extremely motivated to gain more experience and learn from crew. I spent 6 months doing daywork in the Med, last season. Thus, have basic skills, attitude and training down, knots, linework, etc. I carry my STCW; ENG1; PWC; PB2; Radar; VHF Radio. I am in Cape Town but don't mind travelling for work, Id love to help!
Jeleze Hattingh(082)785-7660I'd love to crew at the Wednesday / weekend races. Did the RYA Coastal Skipper course 10years ago after sailing in the Caribbean / Mediterranean / etc, but havent done a lot of sailing since. So will regard my current experience level as competent crew.
Ryan WInden10+ years, owner of Catalina 36. Will be in Cape Town 3/11 - 7/11 2017. Good attitude. 6'2, 200 pds. In great physical shape.
Hans BachertDear Skippers I am a foreign member from Germany and member of the club since more then 10 years . I sailed already many races on all kind of Catamarans (F 18 etc.) Yachts and Boats. I sailed already the wendesday race. Races: Kiel Week, Baltic Sea, North Sea (Atlantic), etc., Trimmer, Front , Helmsman, Navi I am looking as crew for a place on board at the last Wednesday Race at the 01.03.2017. I am able to sail on all positions/Stations on board. I did Races in Capetown, Kiel week, Baltic Sea , Atlantic, etc. If you are interested please send me an e-mail: , cell 0049 171 8379768 or I will be at the 01.03.17 waiting inside at the Entrance of the Club. I am looking forward to hear from you.Kind Regards Hans Bachert
Stean Bester(072)635-6687None. I want to get into sailing and would like to crew on a boat. I have a full time job, but are available in afternoons and on weekends. If anybody is willing to give an opportunity to help out with basic crew duties (or whatever is needed) on a yacht I would be happy to help for free.
Anton Asmanov(071)394-8937Hi. I got experience on fishing boat only. I would like to try sailing.
Lauren Sutehall(071)940-7681Varsity Sailing Team at U.S. Naval Academy. Sailed inter-collegeately for 4 years in FJ's and 420's. Also sailed across the Atlantic in a 66 footer. Raced in Newport to Bermuda (celestial navigation race). Raced at the Royal Britainnia Naval College in England and L'Ecole Naval in France. I am interested in joining a crew for Wednesday night races. Thanks.
Dick van der Spuy(082)727-8956I did a yacht course in Langebaan which included basics of sailing, navigation, PSSR, Firefighting and First Aid Level 1. I have sailed on a 50ft Leopard Cat as delivery crew from Hout Bay harbour to Seychelles and also as delivery crew on a 50ft Cat from Cape Town harbour to Southampton, England.
Joshua van der Westhuizen(076)645-4043None. Hungry to learn and available anytime.
Shaun Pearce(083)363-5077Lived on a Holiday 23 on Ebenezer Dam for 8 months. Laser and Fireball informal racing on that dam as well. Fast learner and quick around the deck.
Carren Ross(082)688-03455 Years cruise ship experience. 1 Season as a stew/masseuse on a 47m. STCW, ENG, PYA interior course. Looking for day work- interior or basic exterior (wash down/polishing)
Julia A Robberts(060)934-9112• 28 days sail from Cape Verde to Cape Town on a rev'd'Antille 38ft steel kitch. • Qualified MONTESSORI teacher for 3-6. • Au Pair , 4 years experience ages 4-17 •Qualified TEFL teacher.
Marli Mitchell(074)775-9051I have no experience yet but I am a fast learner and hard worker.
Robert Jansen van Vuuren(071)462-5935Marine Qualifications to Date • RYA Yacht Masters Offshore • Personal Watercraft • Power Boat level 2 • Super Yacht Training • Diesel Engine Course • Radar Course • VHF • STCW 95 • SAS day skippers • Medical ENG 1 • Commercial EndorsementQualifications • Open Water Diver Resume of Career to Date • In March 2015 I completed my SAS day skippers and VHF radio. This entailed completing several voyages from Durban, South Africa, along the South African South Coast. In August 2015 I had the privilege to be a crew member on the Lady Amber Research vessel sailing from Mosselbaai, South Africa, to Cape Town. In March 2016 I was granted a life-changing opportunity to start my RYA Yacht Master offshore at Atlantic Yachting Langebaan,South Africa. After several mileage trips up and down the South African West Coast, including places like Simons Town, Cape Town, Dassen island, Lambertsbaai, Saldanha and Port Owen, I successfully completed my RYA Yacht Master offshore in June 2016.
Melanie lea Sookool(082)716-8320None
Patrick Arias(063)253-8887Hello, working in Cape Town until April. Visiting from Toronto Island Yacht Club. Owner/Skipper of a 27ft Sailboat. Novice tho, would like to keep sailing here.
Gareth Odendaal(071)130-0936None. STCW certified.
John Buchanan(060)742-9345Delivery skipper at TUI marine 2008 - 2011, Charter captain and manager at Mantakarn house - Phuket yacht charters and winners of the 2014 charter Division kings cup. second place Phuket race week 2014 crewing on super yachts when not sailing.
Nathan Quaid Allison(076)654-6840I used to yacht at Glenwood Boys for 2 years at high school, last year I did the Spice Gap Course and became a skipper, I did the radio course through SA Maritime and also did the STCW course through the Yachtmans in Durban. I love been at sea and love been part of a crew. I am available immediately for jobs and would appreciate the opportunity to be interviewed and considered. Thankyou.
Thorsten WehlingI did my Yachtmaster Coastal Training in Langebaan and finished one week ago. 6 years ago I did my sailing Lizence for rivers in Germany.
Willie Potgieter(079)352-3270I have +- 3000 nm which includes a delivery from Cape Town to the Seychelles and I also participated in one regatta (Bart's Bash, Pattaya, Thailand). I have done my STCW'95 (fire fighting, first aid & survival), but the certificates are only valid for 5 years and have already expired. I have a background in the boat building industry (South Africa and Thailand) and I am experienced in boat electrical systems design and troubleshooting. If something electrical related goes wrong I would be able to either fix the problem or improvise a temporary solution. I am immediately available for crewing on yachts leaving from Cape Town for deliveries or racing.
Grahame Jackson(072)547-5485Racing and Cruising. Experienced in racing and skipper. Available for crewing. Fav position Tac or Jib/Spin trimmer. Sailed on small and large monohuls (Displacement and planing) and cats. Been sailing 30+ years.
James Seeliger(072)419-0064I have my STCW-95, radar, vhf, deckhand, and other courses under my belt. Spent some time on a sail boat, spent 6 months on a super yacht. I am now based in Cape Town. I am looking to spend some time on a yacht. I work in Hout Bay so will always be close. Sea enthusiast.
Samuel gouma(073)836-9783Been sailing along the coast of S.A looking to cross the Atlantic to build sea miles available Immediately
david lynchRYA dayskipper cruising and a limited amount of racing (Sydney Harbour Regatta)
Christo Bruwer(072)391-5053Sailing experiencing in sailing (crew) a Tornado and hobie cat.
Ane van Schoor(082)447-40193 Seasons
Tarren Smith(078)803-5459Have sailed many regattas in our dinghy and want to expand this experience in more significant boats. Very keen, reliable and energetic. Almost completed competent crew course. Would love to join a crew that takes part in events. Can help with maintenance and repairs too.
Lucas Camargos Ramos(076)515-9233My name is Lucas and I am from Brazil. I have one ocean crossing experience (from Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town). But none certification. Available to Cape2Rio Race or somewhere else. Lets just meet for a coffee or beer and check our compatibility. I can share some costs.
Nathan M.(081)762-5551I want to crew on a boat. If you have any vacancies on your boat. I enclose my CV for your information. Download Curriculum Vitae click link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzlL_AZ33bQHcEhFUHVuT21fT0E I am available for long trips or short distance, half or full days. Contact Nathan M. 081 762 5551
Tessa Collins(071)427-7348200nm sailing SAS coastal Day skippers liscense
Fábio Tomazzoli santarosa(000)000-0000I'm from Brazil, contact number +55 51 9935-2865, I'm owner of cruiser/race Farr 920, 30' in south of Brazil. I'm experienced, start sailing in 2000. I would like to join a boat next wednesday twilight race.
Graham Offord(083)442-1279Grew up racing a H14/H16 off East London, raced an Ocean 31 from FBYC whilst studying at UCT, raced a F20 Nacra on the Vaal Dam while working in Johannesburg, sailed on Bonita (Dehler 38) from RCYC until it was moved to the Seychelles.
Charl Plank(073)502-06143 Atlantic crossings. 2 x Med charter season
Dylan Burn(081)717-9494Yachtmaster
Helen and Andy Lauder(447)880-9250My husband Andy and I are visiting Cape Town from 30/11 to 4/12. We are experienced sailors. We have our own sailing yacht (Oyster 435) which we have sailed around Britain. We have just spent our summer sailing Ireland's West Coast. We would really love to spend a day sailing in Cape Town if possible, whilst we are there. My husband is a trained yacht master instructor though this has now lapsed as we have been too busy sailing our own boat.It would be great to meet other sailors whilst in South Africa so we may pop in to the club at some point anyway.
David Duque(079)511-0867Almost completed my competent crew, and with 100nm of experience, I am aiming for experience which allows me to understand better the Capetonian waters.
Patrick Jolly(082)055-7923Keelboat Coach and Tacitician/Strategist with decades of experience. As coach: 3 successful seasons coaching British Keelboat Academy Squad including twice winning Vice Admirals Cup and podium places in Warsash Spring Series; twice winner of British University Keelboat Championships; and as private coach winner of Warsash Spring Series and numerous podium places in Cowes Week, Warsash Spring Series and Hamble Winter Series, often bringing clients from the back of the fleet to the front. As Tactician: winner of Farr 40 UK Champs, Vice Admirals Cup, Warsash Spring Series and Ramsgate Week Sportsboat Class, with podium places in different classes at Cowes Week, Hamble Winter Series, and at other National and regional Championships. Pre-1999 also competed in numerous South African events winning National and Provincial Championships. Also a successful main trimmer! Contact me to see how I can help you and your team.
John Lazarus(083)301-4969Sonnet racing WP colours, Wind Surfing, Kite surfing. Presently doing the Competent Crew Course. Intend getting a keelboat.
John Lazarus(083)301-4969Dingy racing
Alfred-Hugo Grunschloss(071)387-2969None,I would like to start out gaining experience on any cruising class vessels with the eye of joining races in the future. I volunteer my services free of charge over weekends as long as I can at least cover my costs for the day I would be happy (Driving from Durbanville and Back.).Apart from wanting to gain some hands-on hours and sea time, I am also a qualified Diesel Generator Technician. So if things go side-ways I might just be useful on things I am already familiar with.Feel free to give me a shout or if someone needs some help or assistance in any other relevant way in which I can gather some sea hours.Regards
Doug abbott(063)617-9954Most experience racing lasers and hobie cats in the UK. Not much yacht racing experience but have sailed at Cowes and on race days in the past. Mainly crewed on yachts cruising.British guy, 31, moved to Cape Town recently and around most weekends in the autumn/summer. Cheers, Doug
Lynette Finlay(082)851-2915Hi I am a Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper and would like to crew
Mark Bennett & Kajsa Ohman(084)234-3305I have very little experience with only a few hours worth of sailing. My fiance Kajsa has sailed all of her life while growing up in Sweden.
Jacques Burger(082)658-5333Competent crew 2013, Day skipper 2014, Coastal skipper 2016.
Robert Dylan Burn(081)717-9494Yachtmasters Stcw VHF PB2 2000 miles
Alec Jansen van Vuuren(076)935-1958I have not had extensive experience on board a vessel but I do have my STCW and other qualifications. Plus i need mileage. Will work on board a vessel for free
Johan Roos(084)416-1620My name is Johan Roos, I’m 26 and I work for an marine service company (Sturrock Grindrod Marine Tech) in Cape Town as a service technician and would like to give a helping hand on board one of your yachts/vessels on weekends.I offer my skills and knowledge in exchange for some additional sailing skills (Don’t want money, just the experience!)I’ve got a wide range of experience in all types of marine equipment, engines, woodwork, metalwork rigging etc. I’ve sailed on a ship salvaging vessel as a marine technician assisting the ROV crew and engine crew. I've got a passion for the marine industry, I live for the adventure and I love the sea. I'm young, fit and on top of my game.I’m available on weekends for any yacht owners/crew with the chance to learn some sailing skills.If you require any additional information don’t hesitate to contact me.Phone: 084 416 1620 Email: or
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