Chet Chauhan: Sailing Resume

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Summary: RYA Yachtmaster Skipper. Completed half circumnavigation in 2012 sailing my 38ft sailboat “Sudden Stops Necessary” shorthanded from San Francisco to Australia crossing the Pacific. Over 15,000 blue water miles as skipper.  Sailing blog: http://www.gybethejib.com

 

 Sailing Qualifications:
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with Commercial Endorsement (Awarded in 2001). RYA Small Craft Sea Survival Certificate, RYA First Aid Certificate, Maritime Radio Operators License, USA FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit (SSB license), Moorings Approved Level A Skipper

Ocean Crossings:

Mar ’11      Skipper    Pacific: Mexico to French Polynesia    23days/2900 miles  

Sailboats Owned:

2012 to Present     J/92  “Secret Agent Man”
2006 to 2012         Beneteau First 38s5  “Sudden Stops Necessary”
2003 to 2010         J/24 – USA 2737   “Nixon was Cool…”

Bareboat Charter Log as Skipper:

Date

Position

Area

SailBoat

Aug’16

Skipper

Croatia, Sibenik

Lagoon 400 Catamaran

Jun’16

Skipper

Seychelles, Indian Ocean

Mahe 36 Catamaran

Dec ‘15

Skipper

British Virgin Islands (1wk)

Lagoon 400 Catamaran

Oct ‘15

Skipper

Turkey: Fethiye (1wk)

Oceanis 43 Monohull

Aug ‘15

Skipper

Croatia: Trogir (1wk)

Oceanis 50 Monohull

July ‘15

Skipper

Croatia: Trogir (1wk)

Lagoon 400 Catamaran

2015

Skipper

Netherlands IJsselmeer (wknds)

Various Monohulls

May ‘15

Skipper

Greece: Saronic islands (1wk)

Bavaria 49 Monohull

Jan ‘08

Skipper

French West Indies (2wk)

Lagoon 380 Catamaran

Jul ‘06

Skipper

Italy: Sardinia, Corsica (1wk)

Beneteau Oceanis 41

Jul ‘04

Skipper

Turkey: Gocek (1wk)

Leopard 3800 Catamaran

Jan ‘04

Skipper

Caribbean Windward Islands (2wk)

Dufour GibSea 43

May‘03

Skipper

British Virgin Islands (10 days)

Leopard 4700 Catamaran

Jul ‘02

Skipper

Greece: Cyclades Islands (1wk)

Beneteau Oceanis 461

May‘02

Skipper

British Virgin Islands (1wk)

Norseman 430 Catamaran

Mar‘01

Skipper

Caribbean Leeward Islands (2wk)

Beneteau First 42S7

 

Racing Log:

Date

Race

Position

Sailboat

‘13

Berkeley Yacht Club Midwinters

Skipper/Helm

J/92

‘10

Baja Haha Rally

Skipper/Helm

Stops

‘04-‘08

J/24 Fleet 17 Regatta Series

Skipper/Helm

J/24

‘03

J/24 Fleet 17 Regatta Series

Trim

J/24

‘01

RORC Myth of Malham: Cowes to Le Harve

Trim/Bow

SJ35

‘01

HOYA Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight

Bow

SJ35

‘01

RORC Morgan Cup: Cowes to Dieppe

Trim/Bow

SJ35

‘01

RORC De Guingard Bowl: Cowes to St Vaast

Trim/Bow

SJ35

‘01

RORC Cervantes: Cowes to Oustreham

Trim/Bow

SJ35

‘00

Cowes Week 2000, Isle of Wight

Trim

HOD 35

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Author: Chet

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