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Panama City
French Polynesia
Morris 46

OPO Crew Request # 23-130 OPO Crew Request # 23-130 29 March 2024 4900 n mile...

3/29/2024 from Panama City to French Polynesia on a Morris 46

OPO Crew Request # 23-130 OPO Crew Request # 23-130 29 March 2024 4900 n miles - 70 days (30 days for Nuku Hiva) Panama City to French Polynesia, April/May 2024 - Boat owner and Captain XXXXXX is looking for one crewmember with significant open water experience to complete a crew of three for an April passage from Panama City to the Marquesas. The vessel is a 1997 Morris 46 named XXXXXX in excellent condition, properly fitted out for the voyage with safety equipment and boat hardware. The starting date is flexible in the first week of April depending on crew requirements. We foresee further cruising during May in the Marquesas and Tuamotu Archipelago before arriving in Papeete, Tahiti. The crew is welcome to continue to Tahiti. The skipper and first mate/cook have been sailing cruising boats for 13 years including North Atlantic crossings and New England/Caribbean passages. A travel stipend can be considered. The passage is free with all onboard expenses included, but plan on having money for shoreside stops along the way. If interested please send your sailing resume and contact information to him at XXXXX@XXXX He adds: Crew requirements: Solo watch Excellent sailing and boat handling abilities Previous multi-day and night ocean sailing experience Boat maintenance A couple sharing a berth would also be possible. Total crew size: 3 Captain and 1st mate (husband and wife) have 15,000 hours passage experience. Crew should have at least 2,000 hours passage experience. Solo watches are a requirement. No pets No children No smoking No drinking on passage