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Looking for one or two crew for Bahamas cruising this summer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Jun 19, 2014. 4 Replies

 This 37 ft sailboat is currently in Fox Town little Abacos, Bahamas for fuel, provisioning, sail repairs. Will be cruising the islands for at least 3 months. So could use at least one crew for…Continue

Crew Wanted for Bahamas Cruising Excursion Approx March 15. One or two places

Started this discussion. Last reply by raivo rooneem Mar 13, 2014. 8 Replies

Looking for crew, preferably…Continue

 

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raivo rooneem replied to Jerome Reil's discussion Cuba/Caribbean Sail - Looking for boat in September
"Do not know who you are replying to. One of the problems with this site. I expect to be heading out to Cuba at the end of October. Need to do some work on the boat in Sept. Could use some help with that"
Sep 1, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Jerome Reil's discussion Cuba/Caribbean Sail - Looking for boat in September
"Saw your post. I am sailing my 37 ft Morgan in the Bahamas this month, currently in Treasure Cay, expect to be heading to Florida end of Sept for some repairs and modifications then south to Cuba for an extended stay. Looking for crew to join in the…"
Aug 29, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Jerome Reil's discussion Cuba/Caribbean Sail - Looking for boat in September
"Think I already messaged on this. I expect to be heading to Cuba and then south through the Caribbean in September and I am looking for at least one crew to join me for that"
Aug 21, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Jerome Reil's discussion Cuba/Caribbean Sail - Looking for boat in September
"I am anchored at Marsh Harbor Abacos Bahamas email raivorooneem@h**********. I expect to be heading to Florida this month for a bit of refit and upgrade then on to Cuba and the Carib. Could use some help with upgrade but not a requirement. Let me…"
Aug 8, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Josef Kulovany's discussion Boat Wanted - Lots of free time! Can travel anywhere on short notice.
"I have room on my Morgan 37 currently in Marsh Harbor Bahamas. My profile is on this site. email raivorooneem@h**********"
Aug 8, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Itay Albo's discussion looking for sail in the caribbean sea in the coming months (August- February)
"Yes I am heading for Cuba and the Caribbean in the next few months so give me a buzz raivorooneem@h**********"
Aug 8, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Maria Lengquist's discussion Wanting to cruise south, central america/caribbean in january-february
"I am sailing in the Bahamas at this time but plan to head out to Cuba the Caribbean and Panama later this year and into the next year. It is a little early to be planning into next year. The boat is a 37 foot Morgan fully equipped and comfortable…"
Jun 22, 2014
Tom replied to raivo rooneem's discussion Looking for one or two crew for Bahamas cruising this summer
"Hey Raivo, sent you an email a few days ago, hope it finds you as I am sincerely interested in talking further.  Thanks!"
Jun 19, 2014
raivo rooneem left a comment for Maria Lengquist
"I am currently cruising in the Bahamas but intend to head for Cuba this fall then south through the .Caribbean and eventually to Panama and the Pacific. Am single handing my 36 ft Morgan and picking up crew along the way Prefer friends and family…"
Jun 5, 2014
raivo rooneem commented on wendy polard's blog post Miami Lady Crew available
"Yes am looking for crew to cruise the Bahamas for a few months. Can come for as long as you like. Need photos an bio. I am raivo.rooneem on skype or raivorooneem at ho...dot com"
Jun 5, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Ben's discussion Crew Wanted to Share Adventures in the Caribbean
"<="" p=""'> Boy that is some kind of photo you have posted."
Jun 3, 2014
raivo rooneem replied to Ben's discussion Crew Wanted to Share Adventures in the Caribbean
"Your write up is of interest to me since I too have a boat and am currently single hands sailing my 36 ft 1973 vintage Morgan in the Bahamas AND also on a  tight budget. I too am looking for crew and have had crew that sailed with me for…"
May 29, 2014
Bridget McDonald left a comment for raivo rooneem
"Would like to cruise the Bahamas in July if you're still there. kwbridget@ymail.com"
May 26, 2014
raivo rooneem updated their profile
May 24, 2014
raivo rooneem left a comment for Bridget McDonald
"You are a mystery until you provide photos age etc. I do need crew for my boat on longer passages. and bahamas cruising so do get get back. raivorooneem at h****** dot com"
May 23, 2014
raivo rooneem and Bridget McDonald are now friends
May 23, 2014

Profile Information

I am a
Skipper
Name/number of boat
SV Esto Wanderer 37 ft Morgan Canadian registration home port Edmonton Alberta
This boat is stored and sailed in Florida and the Bahamas
Type of boat
Morgan 33 OI extended to 37
Position(s) seeking
Fellow sailors, Crew
About me
Retired 65 yr old divorced lawyer grandfather of one 4 father of 4 adults with a passion to sail the tropics and eventually to complete at least one circumnavigation
Qualifications
Competent Crew, Coastal Skipper
Other qualifications
Adventuresome healthy retired divorced grandfather of 4 mature children with lots of life experience and willing to take on the many challenges of sailing the tropics of the world
Sailing experience in years
5-6 cumulative
Yachts/boats I have sailed on
Mostly sloops ranging in size from 25 to 45 ft
Languages spoken
english estonian smatering of french and spanish
I prefer to
Sail, Permanent
Smoker?
No
Gender
Male
Trip expectations (leaving from, going to, leaving date, leaving time, return date, return time)
Will be cruising the Bahamas for the next months. Spending some time on anchor, mooring ball and some marinas. Expect to Eventually sail back to Florida from Bahamas for some work on the boat then head through the St. Lucie canal to Ft. Myers in the Gulf to spend some time cruising and then south to the Keys and eventually to Cuba for a while. Am very flexible about the sailing plan but I do want to visit most of the Caribbean islands after Cuba
Full name and age of persons on board (include yourself)
Raivo (Rye) Rooneem captain and various crew that may join as the boat travels on
Navigation, radio and safety and survival equipment on board are
Maps, Compass, GPS/DGPS, Spot GPS device, Sounder, Marine VHF, SSB, Cell Phone, Flags, Smoke signals, Red Flares, Bell, Horn/Siren, Whistle, PFDs, Anchor(s), Fire Extinguisher, Flashlight/Searchlight, Signal Mirror, Foul Weather Gear, Life raft/Dingy, Paddles, other

update March 13 2014

At anchor in Manatee Pocket Stuart Florida doing some upgrades fixits and installs while living on the boat to test all systems for extended cruising. Need to fix a leak in the toilet, install a backup autotiller, depth finder etc but the enginge sails refrigeration etc are in good shape. Got some practice in setting anchor in heavy weather but all went well. Am still actively looking for a female/male crew to get going.

Anyone interested can email me at raivorooneem at h****** dot come or skype me at raivo.rooneem or phone me at 561 425-3309

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At 15:59 on May 26, 2014, Bridget McDonald said…

Would like to cruise the Bahamas in July if you're still there.

kwbridget@ymail.com

At 13:26 on March 14, 2014, Linda Gerlach said…

We Skyped about a month ago----remember?

At 0:15 on January 16, 2014, Mikk Barinov said…
Hi, I'm Estonian guy, at the moment in new Zealand, but going to Europe around end of April. Where do you plan to be around May?
 
 
 

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