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Name Position Availability Gender
Residence Age Phone Email
Murray Browne Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Victoria, BC Canada 55 2507440870 Send Email
Experienced and easy to get along with. Have owned and skippered various boats including a Whitby 42. Have skippered charters at various places in the world. Sailed Vic -San Fran a few years back. Current boat is Dufour 41 ketch my son and I converted to solar electric. Can do mechanical, electric and electronics trouble-shooting and repairs, fibreglass, carbon fibre and other boat repairs, any aspect of crewing, cooking, etc. Ham and SCUBA certs. Could do race or return leg but likely not both. Likely only available as a duo with my son, Hamish. 
Penny Caldwell Watch Captain Race and Return Delivery Crew Female
Nelson, BC Canada 40 2507771754 Send Email
Return Watch Captain for Turnagain Adventures Vic-Maui 2018, Owner & Lead Instructor Sail Nelson, Advanced Cruising Instructor Sail Canada, Sail Canada instructor since 1996, Coastal Navigation Instructor, working towards RYA Offshore Yachtmaster by 2022, thousands of nautical miles of experience on Great Lakes managing crew shifts and navigating crew dynamics ;-) Laid back and easy to get along with, but professional, capable and decisive as needed. Looking forward to joining your crew! 
David Carver Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Vancouver, BC Canada 37 6043150064 Send Email
Hello, I began sailboat racing in 2016. I love the camaraderie of the sport and have been lucky enough to sail with some great people over the last 4 years. In 2017 I sailed back from Hawaii and since then I have been trying to get back into the open ocean. I am looking to crew both during the race and return ideally and because I’m self employed I can make myself fully available for any training / race schedule. I am confident I would be a valuable addition to any team. Thank you.  
Conan Cooper Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Calgary, AB Canada 52 1 (604) 314-3111 Send Email
I have sailed over a dozen years, including races on west coast and Lk Ontario. I also sailed coastal and open water passages (Caribbean and Atlantic) up to 25 days (2700nm). I've logged well over 5000nm at sea, and many years of local racing. I am comfortable working shifts as needed. I completed CANSail 3, Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard, Offshore Personal Survival (SAS), PCOC, ROC-M, Wilderness First Aid, and I work as a responder in EMS. I raced on many different boats since 2009 - winter series (polar bear, hot rum), summer weekday (VARC), Deep Cove, Howe Sound, Round Bowen, Fraser Lightship, Southern Straights. I work daily in a gym so I'm super fit, and I'm a specialist in injury rehab. In Spring 2021 I am in process of joining Canadian Navy. I am able happy working at the mast, in the pit, trimming jib, and some foredeck with spinnaker or asymmetrical. I was on a crew for the 2020 race before it was cancelled. I will like to work with a competitive crew, and will make myself available for practice on a set schedule. I have Offshore Survival training and willing to take courses as needed to support the boat. I have weekends for Southern Straits and Swiftsure available. I would sail the race leg preferably but could also crew for the return. 
Olivier Corbeil Any Position Race Crew Only Male
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada 28 2363305090 Send Email
Cumulated over 3000 nautical miles sailing offshore on various sailboats (between 30' to 60' boats) Raced at an international level dinghies for 10 years (from Optimists to 49ers). I have an active Wilderness First Aid (equivalent to OFA3) and completed my Safety At Sea course. Relevant competitive keelboat experience: -Navigator on a SantaCruz 50 (Surfrider) during the Van Isle 360 2019, Round the County 2019, Southern Strait 2019 -Crew (mostly on the helm) on a VO60 on a trip from Halifax to Bermuda and back -Navigator on a Archambault Grand Surprise 32 during the EDHEC 2013 in Brest, France. -Crew on a J/22 during the J/22 Worlds in 2016 I am good on any position, from bow to trim and helm. I keep my head down and do the job that needs to be done.  
Jack Dale Skipper Return Delivery Crew Only Male
Calgary, Alberta Canada 73 (403) 861-5296 Send Email
48,000 miles. 12 circumnavigations of Vancouver Island (1 Van Isle 360). Racing experience: Tartan 10, J-22, X-119, Beneteau 36.7, San Juan 21. Other races: Galveston Bay CA, Swiftsure (3), Protection Island, Glenmore Sailing Club. Cruised: NWP, Sea of Cortez, Bahamas, Turkey, BVI Leewards. 4 Vic Maui returns; 1 as watch captain, 3 as skipper. Other deliveries: Cape Town - Brazil, BVI-Panama, Newport,RI to St Barths via Bermuda. Denmark to Southern England. CRYA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor Evaluator Can offer instruction/certification. Other qualifications: IYT Yachtmaster Coastal (sail) Instructor, Adventure Medic, VHF (ROC-M) examiner.  
Ned Feist Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Philadelphia, Northeast USA 24 (26 for Vic-Maui 2022) 518-339-2334 Send Email
I've been racing on keelboats and dinghies of varying size and type since I was 8, including on the Dartmouth College sailing team. Since 2019 I have raced on a Beneteau First 45F5 based out of Baltimore, doing distance races offshore and in the Chesapeake. Additional planned ~6000 offshore miles before Vic-Maui 2022. Completed Safety at Sea with hands-on training March of 2019. First Aid/CPR/AED certification. 6'2", 205 pounds, 26 years years old for Vic-Maui 2022 start. Thanks! 
Doug Frazer Any Position Race Crew Only Male
Bellevue, WA USA 64 2063692139 Send Email
Skipper and boat owner in last Vic Maui 
David Hadley Trimmer or Deck Crew Race Crew Only Male
Victoria, BC Canada 57 4039995485 Send Email
Blue water sailing experience: Victoria - Tahiti - Hawaii - Victoria. Twenty years recreational and competitive cat sailing on Nacra 20 out of Jericho Sailing Club, Vancouver. Former "Nordic 40" owner / sailor with extensive inshore sailing experience. Bareboat charter experience as skipper out of St. Vincent / Grenadines, and Croatia. Years of Coast Guard - Marine Search and Rescue experience. VHF & Scuba licensed. Emergency and trauma physician at VGH & RJH in Victoria. Fit, strong and easy-going. 
Kevin-Neil Klop Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
White Rock, BC Canada 57 7782425567 Send Email
1 Transpac, Delivery crew Seattle->San Diego. Race crew San Diego->Cabo San Lucas, Deliivery crew La paz->Hawaii->Seattle 
Bill McDowell Any Position Race Crew Only Male
Victoria, Vancouver Island British Columbia Canada 65 250 8858762 Send Email
Have done the Vic Maui in 2004 on board the Yacht Pointe de Fruit With Vern Berkheart,Rob Tape, Rhys Williams, Kevin Clark and Che Pilkerton Have30 plus years of sailing experience ,many Swiftsures ,and other overnight races in the Gulf Island areas , Have done international regattas in Thailand ,the Kings cup in Phuket 2008 and 2010 Lankawi regatta 2012 Bandaranaike Bay and Mexorc on a Variente 44 for 5 years Olas Linda’s and have helped on race committee for WesMex while down there too Have a teamwork approach to racing and adapting to any position when required both above deck and below helping to prepare good grog that sticks to your stomach at the galley ,no problem Have an even tempered soul A son of a Master Mariner who has past done his knowledge to me and my 2 brothers when we lived in Hampshire England sailing in the Solent during our formative years . Member of the Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club and a racing member since 2004 .Resume of my back ground can be sent to you too if required. Would love to be able to do this race again on a boat ,fit , non smoker and in moderation and with respect and tot or wee dram and may be a barely sandwich If a skipper looking for such an experienced crew ,references can be sent to prospective skippers Thank you for this inquiry Regards Bill. McDowell  
Paul Michael Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Woodinville, WA US 47 425-761-7097 Send Email
Over 7,300 hours & 38,000 nm of sailing experience, racing/delivery/cruising, most of it offshore or solo. Veteran of 2012 & 2014 Vic Maui races and returns. Have done most all major PNW sailing races: Van Isle 360, Southern Straits, Swiftsure, etc. US Coast Guard licensed maritime captain. Multiple sailing deliveries from Hawaii and Alaska to US mainland, west coast offshore deliveries. Sailing delivery from Taiwan to Seattle via Tokyo. Aerospace engineer by day. 19-year active veteran of law enforcement with search & rescue experience. Licensed private pilot, ham radio licensed general class with HF comms and data experience, Safety@Sea course taken. Experienced with sail handling, navigation, offshore weather prediction, communications, electrical, engine, electronics operation and repair. Have offshore sailboat fishing gear and knowledge. Love to cook and serve up fresh-caught sushi. Mentally tough & don't mind being physically uncomfortable. Married w/ kid, emotionally stable. Excellent health, fun & easy going, quick learner, very tolerant, responds and adapts well under pressure. Non-smoker. Grew up on the Great Lakes. References available upon request. 
Peter Mikhailov Trimmer or Deck Crew Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Vancouver, BC Canada 35 6043175254 Send Email
Have been sailing small boats up to 21 ft (laser 1&2, Hobbie, Hunter) out of Jericho Sailing Club for past14 years. Owned and chartered sailboats (26-44 ft) and cruise waters around Vancouver Island. Completed VPS-ESP Boating 1,2,3 courses. I'm easy going person, fit and ready to put in the work, the hours to prepare for this voyage. Thank you for your consideration.  
Ron Oates Trimmer or Deck Crew Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Gig Harbor, WA USA 57 2537921234 Send Email
I’m looking to gain blue water experience. I have crewed on Korina Korina, a number of times as deck crew. Completed the Swiftsure Race, long course on Korina Korina in 2018. Member of a sailing club in Tacoma. Sail single handed regularly on a Catalina 27. Have my ASA 101, 103 and getting my 104 soon. Will join a sailing lease program after that. Non-smoker. Easy going, fit & fun!  
Andrew Parker Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Mississauga, Ontario Canada 52 (416) 504-9455 Send Email
40 years of racing experience, 90% with keel boats. Delivery from Seattle to Sand Diego. Cruising in N.S. 1 year commercial fishing in Alaska Trimmer, helmsman, deck hand. OK cook, Excellent dishwasher! Affable and level, carpenter by trade. 14,000 songs on Ipod Never run out of stories. Keen to win. Lets try two spinnakers at once. Heard it can be done. https://igorianchant.com/jamesandvanessa/Blackwatch/index.html 
Mark Philiposian Navigator Race Crew Only Male
Seattle, WA USA 49 206-472-9993 Send Email
25+ year submariner, Navigation Electronics, Safely Navigated USS PASADENA (SSN 752) from her home base in Pearl Harbor all over the islands and throughout the Western Pacific. Chief of the Boat USS SEAWOLF (SSN 21) for Arctic/North Atlantic deployment Crewed for Cazan, a Bene 40.7 for several years out of Waikiki Yacht Club, owned a J/24 in Kaneohe before transferring to the PNW. Trimmer for several years in the PNW on Shada, J/109. (1st in Class WIRW), Bravo Zulu (First 40.7), Helios (First 36.7), Constellation J/133) and in the J/24 Fleet. Most recently, trimmed for Madame Pele (Davidson 29) 1st in class/11th overall for Center Sound Series. - US Sailing certified Judge - I know what mirepoix is and can cook without a recipe - Non-drinker/no drug use (More beer for you!) - I know how to be just a bozo on the boat  
James Raddysh Trimmer or Deck Crew Race Crew Only Male
Salt Spring, - Canada 61 2505388237 Send Email
I have been sailing since 1987. First in small dinghys and now on my 30 ft race/cruise boat. I have also crewed on a Dash 34 for 4 years. I presently hold licenses in Power Squadron, VHF operator, Pleasure craft operator and Small craft ocean rescue. I am also an excellent swimmer. I am willing to upgrade my skills and certification to meet the needs of this race at my own expense. I am presently retired and have the ability to attend any training sessions required pre race. I have basic cooking skills and a good disposition. 
Donald Scott Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
North Vancouver, BC Canada 55 (604) 929-9177 Send Email
Thousands of miles cruising the Salish Sea, Solent, Hebrides, Chesapeake & offshore, Great Lakes & St. Lawrence, mostly on my own boat or charter. Racing experience includes the Van Isle 360, Southern Straits, Swiftsure, SOAR, Anvil Island, Round Bowen, Bird Island (Australia). Able to help in any position, but more of a generalist than a specialist. EPA Standard First Aid & Level C CPR. BC Sailing Offshore Personal Survival/Safety at Sea. ICC, VHF, PCOC, multiple RYA & ASA certs. Very capable "fixer". I'm happy to take on any role and willing to race competitively or just for fun. Ideally I'd like to hook up with a crew that's regularly racing offshore but I'm also happy to fill in for just the one race. 
John Shepherd Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Seattle, Washington United States 43 206 713 9749 Send Email
25 years of sailing experience - inland and coastal cruising, club racing dinghies and keelboats up to 35 feet. Currently cruising and preparing our 46 foot cruiser for a circumnavigation. Looking for blue water experience racing or delivering.  
Sharina Stubbs Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Female
Seattle, WA United States 42 2069191357 Send Email
I've logged over 9000 nm (not counting miles on lasers and Hobie cats over the years), 36 days of which are offshore. Helm and foredeck on s/v Family Affair for the Vic Maui 2012 and Vic Maui 2014 races. Multiple years crewing for the larger (and smaller) PNW races, such as Swiftsure, Southern Straits, Round the County, Protection Island, etc. I have experience with helming offshore at night with a kite up in race conditions. Have worked mast, helm, pit and sail trim on various style boats. Can also serve up a decent meal onboard. Have served as medical onboard, and have taken Safety at Sea and Offshore First Aid (due for renewal). Profession is a cloud engineer with a medical background and Search and Rescue experience. Am strong, light-weight, and physically and mentally fit. Kind and cheerful personality that's reliable and stable under hardship and pressure. Married to a sailor. References available. 
Brenda Van Fossen Any Position Race Crew Only Female
Vancouver, BC Canada 54 604-813-8316 Send Email
2019 TransPac, Watch Captain; 2018 PacCup; 2017 TransPac, Watch Captain; 2016 VicMaui. Multiple: VanIsle 360, SwiftSure, Southern Straits, Oregon Offshore. I am a physician (pediatrician), with Offshore Emergency Medicine course. Safety at Sea certificate 2019. I am comfortable doing bow, pit, trim. I don't need to drive to have a great time. Experience on boats from Lightnings to SC 70. 
David Verlee Any Position Race and Return Delivery Crew Male
Bowen Island, BC Canada 50 6045180405 Send Email
Atlantic Crossing 2016 (ARC); Offshore survival training courses/ CPR / First Aid; RVYC member for 25 years; current owner of 50 ft sailboat (On Course); RVYC Wed night racing for 4 yrs (Virago).; semi-retired and flexible for time. More than willing to do what it takes to properly prepare as a team for the event. I know how much works it takes and very committed to do so. Cheers, David 

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