Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: In New Zealand after a Pacific crossing.
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My wife and I are a team and who is Captain depends on the situation. However we are both licensed skippers.
If we have very experienced guests, one regular guest has over 50,000 off-shore racing miles, I tend to be skipper as I have more miles and experience.
With officials she is always Senora Captan, especially in Latin America. They find her perfect Spanish and her CG 100 ton Captain's License quite intimidating.
In a F9 gale we each took our watch and ran the boat and the crew on our watch.
In the occasional emergency situation like loosing the steering 50 yds from a shallow reef we both did what had to be done.
Phil & Nell
Last edited by Yorksailor; 03-14-2011 at 02:33 PM.