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Cutter Rig Bluewater Passage Maker
When Crew Selected/Available for Local Sea Trials
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Circumnavigation via Raja Ampat, Plan A
Qualification level required (or equivalent)
RYA Competent Crew
If you track my planning, I switch voyage directions because I can. A big voyage is a big multi-layered set of yes go do this.
SV Bella Sirena, a Pacific Seacraft 40 Bluewater Cutter. Refitted 2018-2019 and ongoing, in Bristol shape, solar, water maker, late model B&G instruments, Iridium Go/Predict Wind, Monitor Wind Vane, with tools, safety suite of gear, with an always project list. She's a shipshape boat.
Short of funds? crew/work exchange works well on Bella Sirena.
You: Exp/w offshore miles, mechanical aptitude skills, or cook, videographer? R-u Addicted to fixing what falls off in your hands?
You: Open, honest, ADAPTABLE as a vessel behavior.
Chartplotting/WX/passage planning skills, calm under pressure/the unexpected, team building/communication skills.
Situational awareness, attention to detail, and be humble. Captain makes mistakes.
Sea Trials Banderas Bay base Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX.
Boat as green as possible.