How about Nordhavn 47 boating as a companion?
Would like to gain sailing experience:crusing, offshore and / or racing.
I own and sail a Tartan 30 tall rig, and I crew on a cc 39 with skipper Orval Banfield , who is a retired captain of the Bluenose II. My great ,great, grandfather; Thomas Hastings, was Captain of HMS Excellent, and an Admiral in the Royal Navy . I am from the same coast as Joshua Slocum and sail out of LaHave Nova Scotia.
I've been professionally employed in the forests of Nova Scotia for 24 years; am semi-retired and fully retiring Jan 1, 2012, now it is time to follow my true calling !
I am 46 years old , honorable and trustworthy, a strong / athletic, 6 ft 2 ", 215 lbs , educated, dedicated, and competitive.
I am a thrill seeker : fast ; cars, motorcycles, boats, sports, poker, etc. I do not smoke, drink, or do drugs.