Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: In New Zealand after a Pacific crossing.
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Moon Dancer, a well equipped Tayana 55, is going through the Panama Canal in February and then heading south to Ecuador before crossing the Pacific on the way to New Zealand with potential stops at the Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Tonga etc enroute (weather and time permitting), arriving in New Zealand next November.
Owners are a healthy middle aged couple with 70,000 combined sea miles.
We are interested in one or perhaps two crew members for all or parts of the trip.
Ideal crew would be a middle aged male who is retired from a responsible job like the military and has boat fix-it/mechanical skills.
We will teach the sailing skills if needed. Must be able to work as a team member and participate in all on board chores including domestic duties.
Owner responsible for on board meals, fuel, maintenance and all related boat costs.
Crew must be able to pay for own visitors bond in any applicable country (ie: French Polynesia), medical expenses, customs, immigration and travel permits, visas, air or other personal travel expenses and any shore side expenses. Any required visas are to be obtained in advance and crew must have a passport with at least two years left before renewal date.
Non-smoker, no drugs and able to go at least a week without a beer.
This is an opportunity for the right person or persons to gain offshore sailing experience and visit magnificent paces with two highly experienced, safety conscious, world cruisers on a solid and well equipped boat.
DrPKellett at g mail dot com