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David Koster 'fairwinds'

Santa Eulalia, Balearic Islands, Spain

“Flying Dutchman”

David has been sailing since 1964

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InterestDelivery, Pro sailing, Ocean sailing

WhenWeekdays, Weekends, Holidays, Long-term

WhereAnywhere

TransportI can provide my own transport

ExpensesI will not share / pay my expenses

Notesfull time skipper/yacht-manager

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Questions and Answers

  • What, if anything, have you learned from your experiences sailing?

    safety first

  • What is your worst sailing memory?

    taking off, for a trip with an unexperienced crew, and not showing the slightest interest during the trip

  • Who do you most admire in sailing?

    nature

  • What is the longest passage you have done (without stops)?

    Canaries -Ibiza

  • What item of sailing kit could you not do without at sea?

    compass, epirb

  • Who or what first introduced you to sailing?

    parents

  • Offshore or inshore and why?

    both, as long as I can sail

  • What is your best sailing memory?

    during the years I worked on a charter in Holland having a school from Hamburg, all sailing kids, they sailed, did not have to do anything, but checking!! so cool

  • What is the fastest you have sailed and on what boat was it?

    dragonfly , 20knots

  • In sailing, what do you most want to achieve?

    work professionally, as I already did in the past!

  • What is your favourite boat(s) and why?

    Dragonfly, for the speed, Swan for the beauty!

  • What is your favourite sailing venue(s) and why?

    copa del rey ,the excitement

Favorites

  • favourite venue

    Copa del Rey

  • favourite boat

    dragonfly

  • favourite bar / pub

    st George and the Dragon

  • favourite bands

    pink floyd, stones, bbking, john lee hooker

  • favourite films

    dead calm, the perfect storm, hunt for Red October

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