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Matthias W.


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  Yachting experience

Nationality: Germany
Current location: Greece

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Basic Details

Year of Birth: 1963
Smoker: no
Visible Tattoos: no
ENG1 Certificate: yes
Residence: Greece
Current Dock Location: Greece
B1/B2 Visas: yes
Schengen Visas: not applicable (EU/EEA citizen)

Contact Details

Certificates / Qualifications

STCW Certificates:

  • STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats)
  • Fast Rescue Boats
  • Basic Fire Prevention and Firefighting
  • Advanced Firefighting
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Medical First Aid
  • Security Awareness
  • Master


As Captain of Yachts for 20 years on all 7 seas, I am able to take on any challenge. Boat handling and navigation as well as administrative ability are reflective of my long experience. I would appreciate the opportunity to work with a Yacht Owner who truly likes to use his/her Yacht to it's full potential.

Yachting Experience

Yacht sizes:24-29m, 30-39m, > 70m
Yacht types:motor
Yacht uses:private, charter
Experience length:10+ years

Other Work Experience

Cruise Ships: no

Sailing Experience

Motor Yachts: Extensive
Extensive (Professional)
Private Yachts: Extensive
Extensive (Professional)
Shipyards & Refits: Extensive
Extensive (Professional)
Expedition Yachts: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Charter Yachts: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Delivery: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
New Builds: Considerable
Considerable (Professional)
Sailing Yachts: Some
Some (Professional & Recreational)
Fishing Vessels: Little
Little (Recreational)

Language Skills

German:Fluent   Fluent
English:Fluent   Fluent
Spanish:Good   Good
Italian:Intermediate   Intermediate
French:Intermediate   Intermediate

Other Skills

Deck Skills:

General Repairs & Maintenance:Extensive   Extensive
Line Handling:Extensive   Extensive
Tender Driving:Extensive   Extensive
Watchkeeping:Extensive   Extensive
Carpentry:Considerable   Considerable
Crane Operation:Considerable   Considerable
Cleaning & Detailing:Considerable   Considerable
Whipping & Splicing:Considerable   Considerable
Painting:Considerable   Considerable
Varnishing:Considerable   Considerable
Filling & Fairing:Some   Some
ISM/ISPS Procedures:Some   Some
Sail Repairs:Little   Little
Rigging:Little   Little
Sail Racing:Little   Little

Propulsion Skills:

Bow Thruster:Extensive   Extensive
Twin Screw:Extensive   Extensive
Single Screw:Considerable   Considerable
Water Jet:Considerable   Considerable
Zero Speed Stabiliser:Considerable   Considerable
Azipod:Some   Some
Azimut Drive (360° Rotation):Some   Some
Sail Power:Little   Little
Twin Screw (with Kort nozzle):Little   Little


Not looking for work as a team.