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Sailing Racing: I race 3 times a week out of Kinsale, Ireland aboard a 31ft

Running: I train at least 3 times a week for duathlons and 10km races

Motorbiking: When not at sea I enjoy maintaining and heading off for weekends on my bike


I am a 42yr old quaified Commercial Yachtmaster Offshore (RYA &  ISA) from Ireland with over 19,500nm logged (sail) and have crewed on deliveries throughout  the Mediterannean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean and 2 transatlantic, 1 west and 1 east.I  work as relief Skipper on a Pilot, Crew Transfer boat for Oil Tankers and have 25yrs experience on boats from dinghys to 80ft yachts and was first mate on 90ft trawler. I have a further 20,000nm unlogged(approx) from working on fishing boats and trawlers.

I am hard working, adaptable to different situations, good stamina, pay attention to detail, enjoy working as a team, have rapid reflexes, calm and coordinated in difficult situations, resilient in tough conditions, have good sense of humour and camaraderie . I am physically fit and do alot of running and frequently enter duathlons. I am confident carrying out night watches alone and have excellent navigation skills.

I have a very good mechanical and electrical mind from working on boats, machinery and i worked in a garage for over a year. If you need anymore information please contact me on using my contact details above. I look forward to hearing from you.


B O'Donovan

Skipper of 90ft trawler that i was First Mate on

Cris Lane

Skipper on sport fisher from Kinsale to Amsterdam

Edward MacMullen

Colum Harrington

Work experience

May 2010Present


Yacht delivery

Delivery of 40ft sports fisher, from Kinsale, Ireland to Amsterdam, Netherlands via Weymouth, Southampton and Dover.

I logged 700 miles on this trip.

Jan 2011Present

Safety boat officer

Antigua Yacht Club

Safety boat for Antigua Yacht Club laser racing

Jan 2009Present

Skipper and Crew

Blue Ocean Marine

I was relief Skipper and Crew on Pilot boat for Oil Tankers to Whiddy Island and doing the Line boat.

I was also Skipper for Crew Transfer Boat its been part time work for over the last 2 years

Jul 2011Jul 2011


Fiona Harrington

Delivery of a 41ft Beneteau from Buncrana Co. Donegal to Bere Island off Co. Cork.

I logged 420 miles.

May 2011Jun 2011


Edward MacMullen

Delivery of 52ft Amel from Antigueto Swansea via the Azores. It took 5 weeks and i was first mate.

I logged 4100 miles on this trip.

Mar 2011Apr 2011

First mate

RBI Challenge

I was First mate on the Round Britan and Ireland Challenge From Crosshaven Ireland to Stornoway off Scotland .

I logged 750 miles in this race.

Nov 2010Jan 2011

First mate

Yacht delivery

Delivery of 80ft custom made sloop, Cypraea, from Barcelona, Spain to Antigua, West Indies via Tarragona, Gibraltar and las Palmas.

 I logged 4200 miles on this trip.



Clon Cladding

Installation of hygienic wall cladding in restaurants and schools.

Jun 2010Jul 2010

First mate

Yacht delivery

2 Yacht deliveries of Jeanneau 42 DS from Port Leucate, france to Marmaris, Turkey.

I logged 2800 on these 2 trips.



Noel Phair Sole Trader

Lifting of railway tracks, sale of materials. Coordinated my 3 trucks distributing sand and gravel throughout Ireland. Included truck repair and maintenance.


Plant supervisor

Tarmac Topmix

Plant supervisor in a concrete plant


Caretaker/Maintenance man

Shepperds Bush County Council

Maintenance of a housing estate


Electrician/Plumber mate


First mate

O'Donovans Baltimore Trawling

Progressed to First mate onboard a 90ft fishing trawler


Assistant Manager

Noel Phairs Bar

Worked in the family business assisting in all aspects of running the bar - ordering goods, managing staff, paying wages


Feb 2010Present

Advanced Powerboat

Irish Sailing Association
Feb 2010Present


Red Ensign
Oct 2009Apr 2010

Yachmaster Offshore

West Cork Sailing Centre


Feb 2010Present

Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention

Feb 2010Present

Personal Survival Techniques

Feb 2010Present

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

Feb 2010Present

Short Range Certificate

May 2010May 2015

Commercial Advanced Powerboat

Apr 2010Apr 2015

Commercial YachtMaster Offshore

Apr 2010Apr 2015

ML5 Certificate

Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Apr 2010Apr 2015

Yacht Master Offshore (sail)

Feb 2010Feb 2013

Elementary First Aid