Address: 149 Claremont Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2H1W3
U.K. 44-79-1951-8511 United Kingdom Sailing Academy, West Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ, ENGLAND
I am back in England and can be reached on my UK mobile at any time. If you're a friend and would like access to my secret page, send me an e-mail, if you're not a friend, feel free to e-mail me anyways!
This page isn't quite up to date, as I manage to keep myself busy. I'm based in Europe for the winter and am interested in any skipper positions, part or full time that may be available. If you have any positions available feel free to e-mail me!
Good winds! This is some
of my writing, I plan to add to it, at some point... I
managed to make the news in Newcastle, check it out.
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My Ocean Logbook
Race Week and Around Grenada race shots.
Shots from Hogs Breath and Hamilton Island race weeks in Australia.
Here's my survival story and photo album
Check out my N.Z. pics.
This is the rugby club I play for on the Isle of Wight
This is some of my writing, I plan to add to it, at some point...
I managed to make the news in Newcastle, check it out.
Highlights of Qualifications
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory succesfully completed
MCA commercial endorsement
RYA Yachtmaster Shore Based Theory course successfully completed
RYA/MCA approved First aid aboard ship 3 day course successfully completed
RYA/MCA approved Sea survival course successfully completed
PADI open water dive certified
Competitive lifeguard: advanced first aid skills
Powerboat level 2 licence: RYA/CSA recognised
VHF DSC licence: RYA/CSA recognised
Training of leadership skills through the Y.M.C.A.
Excellent management skills and experience
Raced,crewed and skipped on multihulls,monohulls, and tallships
Competitive sailboat racer since childhoodCheck out the LOWISA website.
Vast amount of job versatility
Demonstrated leadership ability
Green level sailing instructor
NCCP coaching level one theory
NCCP level one gymnastics instructor
Punctual, polite and industrious
High-school diploma- Honour role
3rd year University of Manitoba Engineering
ActivitiesCurrently skipper on Inventure, a 60' Wingsailed Trimaran.
Check out her site.-Atlantic Crossing, Cape Town to St Lucia on a Robertson and Caine 42 foot cat.
-Crewed and skipped a Inventure halfway around the U.K,
The 2001 round the U.K. site.-Tasman Crossing, Airlie Beach to Auckland on a Wylie 60
-Atlantic Crossing, Beaufort S.C. to Portugal on a Benetau First 42
-Crewed for Brest 2000 on Tall-ship Johanna Lucretia
Experience Outside of Sailing
-Wainui YMCA Outdoor Puruits Center: 2000-01
-Teen Stop Jeunesse: 1998-99
-Teen Stop Jeunesse: 1998-99
-Camp Stephens: Kenora, Ont. summer 1998
-Respite worker: Weekends, 1997-98
-Camp WANNAKUMBAC Clear Lake, summer 1996-97
-Camp MANITOU Wpg, summers 1994-96
In the company of friends
Live in care-worker for someone with Cerebral Palsy
Responsible for budgeting and physical care of client
Designed and built many modifications to assist in clients day-to-day livingTeen Stop
Working as a supervisor at a centre with disadvantaged youth.
Implement new programs and activities
General repairs of building and equipment
Created a bond with almost all the kids that frequent the drop-in
Rebuilt the inoperational riding lawn mower, making it operational
Touched many kids lives and have changed their outlook on life
YM-YWCA Summer camps
Was in charge of groups of 12 kids for two week periods throughout summer
Job requirements included planning and programming activities for the entire week and modifying the programs in order to enable children with special needs to participate.
Worked with all ages (4-18)
Ran sailing instruction programs
Maintained and operated boats, including major hull damage, and the construction of storage facilities
Budgeted for the entire four month period (supplies and parts)
Kept inventory of boat equipment
Developed new sailing programs for future coordinators to use
Assisted in the programming of all-camp mass days in which the whole camp participated in group activities which entailed the logistics of having 450 kids of different ages working as a cohesive unit
Was in charge of the camp adventure group -handling funds and negotiating with companies for special deals
Learned every camp song I ever heard
For reference contact J.T. Smith at 1-204-254-2257South Wpg. Y.M.C.A.
St Amant Centre Winnipeg,Manitoba 1993-95
Special needs volunteer
South Wpg. Y.M.C.A. 1992-98
Instructor of various sports from swimming to rock climbing
3rd year Engineering, University of Manitoba
Completed my Senior 4 (grade 12 ) in Warsaw, Poland, at Renι Goscinny, a French Lycιe, in cooperation with Collθge Jeanne-Sauvι-a French Immersion High school
I have a valid Manitoba DriverΉs License
Was school president and chief editor of the school newspaper
For reference contact Terry Borys, Superintendent of Schools for St. Vital; 1-204-257-0124
National Lifesaving Society. certified, includes first aid, CPR, Anna kit trained
Competitive rugby player, member of the junior provincial team, played first division in N.Z.
Enjoy all sports, have played many years of hockey, soccer, basketball....
Have raced sailboats in 21 L.O.W.I.S.A. regattas, head of kids activities for 5 years
Like to read, play chess, ...
Diversified athletic ability- climbing, sailing, hiking, swimming, hockey, skiing
U.M.S.U. (University of Manitoba students union) volunteer
Member of U.M.E.S. (Engineering student society)
Am fluent in French, English, Polish, Spanish, and basic sign language
Capable of understanding Italian, Portuguese and many Slavic languages, as well as willing and able to learn any other!
Born April 27th 1979 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Have Dual Polish/Canadian citizenship.Click here to go to my survival photo album More survival.