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First Name Last Name Phone Number Email Address Exp. Level Additional Infor Date Submitted
Bill Ziel 424-212-1613 4 I'm staying in town until February and would like a ride for local buoy races or regattas. I can do anything on the boat needed. Thanks 11/02/2015
Neva Sheaffer 816-565-3088 1 Hi! I moved from Missouri in early August. Looking for a more outdoorsy at the moment so I don't have to be a full time barista. Thanks for your time! 10/02/2015
Jacob Tepper 617-777-0819 2 I'm moving to Oahu by November and would love to join your crew! I haven't sailed in a while but am very eager to learn and am a hard worker. I helped sail a 35' catamaran in the British Virgin Islands when I was a teenager. I just graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Marine Biology. Looking to get back out on the water. I am rescue and scientific diver certified. 09/15/2015
Aisha & Gregor van der Staal 004369914937737 2 We are Aisha & Gregor and will travel to Hawaii end of Jan 2016. We are planning to stay about a month and then we want to go to California to visit friends. It would be great to get back into sailing whilst on Hawaii. We both did our bareboat cruising certification in 2010 and love sailing. 09/02/2015
Brad Carmichael 808-312-0713 2 Looking to have a good time and get some experience under my belt. 08/22/2015


Previous Crew Finder Requests

Shivvers 808-741-4950 3 I own a 24 foot sailboat and have been sailing around the island for 2 years. Would like to help on a crew and have fun. 30 year old male.
Zarb 808-740-6078 3 I'm visiting from Sydney Australia and am a member of RANSA Sailing Club on Sydney Harbour. I'm a crew member of Mischievous which is a Northshore 36. We race every Friday during Summer and I am keen to join a crew whilst I'm here on holidays on Friday 7 August. Im currently staying across the road at Ilikai.
Tan 808-295-7723 1 I'm a Hawaii resident, currently taking a semester off from UH and would really love to learn how to sail.
Kennedy 404-500-9007 2 Love boating and diving
Jane and mike
Bennett 0421717206 2 Hi We are a couple in our 50 ,s Staying at ilikia if any body needs two able bodied fit strong people for a ptractice run Please email us 9th July to 27th
Williams 617-245-0897 4 Hello, I am visiting Honolulu from Shanghai, where I live and work, from June 27 through July 4. I am a 48 yo physician who has been sailing since a boy with extensive experience in coastal New England and blue water experience on the barque Picton Castle. I hold a USCG 100-ton inland master's/mate's license as well as AB-special MMD, both with auxillary sail endorsements. I would love to voluteer as crew. Email is the best means of contact (China mobile 86-13501879475).
Orgill 732-320-0746 3 I'm stationed at the Coast Guard Base on Sand Island for the summer. I'm a member of the Coast Guard Academy's Sailing team. Most of my experience is in skippering FJs and 420s but I also have spent some time in 44s sailing the New York annual, Newport to Bermuda Race and many other New England regattas. I normally am on the foredeck as bowman or mastman but have done before and could easily fit in as a pitman, trimmer, grinder, squirrel, really anywhere!
Vangeli 214-558-7746 2 I'm going to be in town and available on 6/23 and 6/25. If you have space availble/need an extra deck hand let me know. All my sailing has been inland on small boats less than 50'. I used to sail/windsurf all the time but haven't had a boat in years. I'd love to do a easy cruise or laid back race.
Baggett 310-990-1201 3 I am visiting Oahu for the summer. I belong to Fairwind Yacht club in Marina del Rey. I am an instructor (ASA 201) for them and also volunteer with intercity youth sailing programs. I have most of my experience on dinghies and small keelboats. I am 61 years old and I love the ocean. I am happy with any sailing opportunity.
Macaluso 323-577-8258 3 Calling all Yachties!!! Bravo's hit series BelowDeck is looking to hire a whole new Yacht Crew to star in our Mediterranean spinoff (Shooting Mid AUG - OCT) and I am currently casting all positions including Captain and Chef! If you or someone you know is interested email us at
M +41774795006 3 hi Are you looking for an experienced crew for September? I'll be in Waikoloa Village for business at the begging of September, from 5th I'm happy to join some sailing trip. I have experience as a delivery crew, legs upto 6 days behind be, blue water, Europe, Australia, sailing licence. write me cheers, m.
Chen 714-916-3496 2 I took the Asa 101 and 110 courses, but it's been awhile since I've done much sailing. I'd like to get back into it.
Kouretas 630-401-9615 2 Aloha!! I am a 28 year old Male that is eager to get more experience learning and sailing. I am willing to assist in any way I possibly can. I have some experience manning the sails on a 46 ft Bavaria yacht for about a week, and I do well with criticism and direction!! Looking forward to hearing from you!! Thanks!
Prothero 443-822-3589 4 flight attendant w/ hnl layovers! looking for a beer can ride 5/29 (& any other races I might be in town for). live aboard & race Beneteau first 42- 4 Bermuda Ocean Races, 2 Newport to Bermuda, plus round the bouys... OUPV with lots of deliveries in the Atlantic. rarely get to take the wheel from the tiller hog, usually on the pointy end. I'm that last 125 lbs to make weight.
DeFever 818-262-1903 2 Aloha! Available Mon/Tues all day. Friday evenining races or cruising. On the water: Wind Surfer. 6 summers on a Hobbie 16, 4 days on a 44' in New Zealand off Nelson, a few racing days on 44s in So Cal. 10 days on double masted State clipper ship 'Californian' as life on ski boats. Love the ocean, looking to gain experience/days at sea to expand the horizon towards 6pack Commercial airplane and glider pilot. peace, R

P.S. - North Shore resident
Kepner 585-314-2511 4 I am fairly new to the island. I've been off the water for about 2 years but previous to that I sailed dinghies competitively for 12 years, us sailing level 1 certified instructor, taught junior sailing for 8 years, crewed on various big boats (foredeck on a j35c for 4 yrs, trimmed on a benneteau 40.7 for 2 years on and off, j22 for 3 yrs, and have competed on various other big boats), and I sailed D1 in college. Happy to do anything (going side to side to foredeck or anything in between).
R 917-841-8390 3 Will be in Maui May 29 until June 5 (can extend). Looking to jump on a boat. No pay needed, just looking to sail, crew and for experience. Happy to pay way. Have bareboat charter cert. experience with monohulls up to 50ft.
Wriston 858-888-2467 4 Grew up on Oahu and coming home for a visit in late May. Looking to race anything I can get my hands on. Currently racing a turboed SC52 out of San Diego along with a R/P 50 and a Flying Tiger 10m. Recent experience on TP52, J120, SC37. Currently a trimmer, driver, and tactics, depending on the boat. I can do all positions. Available for bigger races throughout the year. Don't have to twist my arm to come back to Hawaii to sail! Mahalo.
Green +61417323121 4 I am an Australian yachtie 73 yo in Waikiki for a mates 80rh and would love to do a Friday evening race on June 19. I will be at Sheraton Ala Moana Surfrider but email reply probably best.I have campaigned my own Farr one tonner but more recently have been involved with our traditional timber Couta Boats.Chartered a Roberts ketch in 1982 with some buddies to follow Aussies in 1982 Clipper Cup and regrettably never been back!
Nagel 503-580-0460 3 My family and I have recently been posted to Hawaii for three years with the US Army at Ft Shafter. I have over 10 years experience on sailboats as a skipper (of my own boats) and as crew for others (both cruising and racing). We've submitted an application for membership with Waikiki Yacht Club, and we're current members with the Mount Vernon Yacht Club in northern Virginia. It is my intent to become an active racer with WYC. Respectfully, Tye W. Nagel
Miller 808-462-6112 2 Hello, I'm looking to learn more about sailing would enjoy being crew with anyone that has the time to teach me, I have very limited sailing experience mostly on very small sail boats and am looking to broaden my experience. I live on Oahu and available Friday and Saturday all day. Hope to hear from you. Thanks for your time.
Surdez 510-367-6733 4 Available 5/8/2015 Friday beer can. Visiting from SF Bay Area. 30 years experience in bay and coastal California. Boats: Santana 22, Ranger 23, Merit 25, Santana 35, J/105, Islander 36, Cal 39, Farr 40, Pyramid Burns 45.
McCaffrey 503-919-8560 1 Hi, My wife and I are looking to get out on the water to get some experience with sailboats. I have a lot of experience on the water but never on a sailboat. I am proficient with rigging, boating nomenclature, and comfortable in open water. My wife has no experience on the water but would be happy to learn and help where she can. We are looking to help on weekends and potentially evenings, schedules permitting. Thank you, Devin & Ali
Shaw 972-822-4403 4 Have crewed on 76 lazzarra
Pick 415-233-3778 4 In HNL for Friday Night Race on May 8. Looking for a ride. I can do anything except foredeck. I skipper and race my own Olson 911 on SF Bay routinely. I know my way around a race boat and a course. I would be thrilled to sail in any capacity, bartender, rail meat, trimmer-whatever. Mahalo!
Kallenberg 562-900-0410 3 Aloha! I am a member at Long Beach Yacht Club in Long Beach California and will be in Maui Saturday, May 23 for my Birthday. Would love to crew/ride along in the Friday night races. I have racing experience onboard Farr 40's, Catalina 37's and a One Design 48 but would be happy riding the rail...Mahalo!
Paige 408-216-3908 2 I spent several summers on small vessel sailboats and on my Grandfather's 75 foot fishing boat. To be honest, there is probably someone much more qualified than I but I'm a fast learner and I love the ocean. I'm also young and spry so I'm capable of moving quickly.
Ezell 251-604-4038 2 I'm Looking to gain knowledge and miles in open water sailing.
Crabtree 808-339-0534 1 I am a certified diver and emergency responder through PADI. Although my boating experience is not equivalent to anything, I am a very enthusiastic and a very quick learner. I'm Mechanically minded and good with my hands. I'd be willing to crew on a boat for a bit free of charge just to get some experience on a boat. Hope to hear from Someone soon. Mahalo!
Holzer 703-568-3005 4 Experienced crew in town for work would like to race Friday 17 April and hopefully during some future visits. Regularly race out of Annapolis on J105, J70, J24, Flying Scott among others. I'd be perfectly happy being rail meat or snacktician just to get out on the water in Hawaii!
McIntosh +27723432322 3 I have a great deal of experience with smaller motorized vessels and a small amount of experience with sailing, however my love for the ocean, sense of adventure and willingness to learn makes me a perfect person to have on board.
Klocht +3129155209 1 After my adventurous traveling of 9 months at Afrika en Azie it is time to go back to home (Netherland / Europe). Not with a boring airplane but more adventurous by boat. My traveling ends on Sri Lanka at 1 june. but i am easy with the date of start for the boat trip if it is nearby my end date. and for the location of start also. i can go to India, Dubai, Cape town or elsewhere. Last year iam graduated as a Mechanical Engineer. Contact:
Zezeck 267-334-4934 2 Last semester I attended basic and intermediate sailing classes at UH where I'm a PhD student. I'm looking forward to getting back on the water!
Bayless 310-801-7127 3 I have spent a lot of time on sailboats but have never raced and would love to learn how to harness the wind most effectively. I can bring beer!
Vara 858-603-8434 4 I have chartered sailboats from 22ft-50ft. Monohull and multihauls. I have been racing for about 5 years and the sailboat I crew on is a Beneteau 36.7. I own a ranger 26, which I sailed alone to Catalina last October. I live on my Sea Ray 30 SRV. I do all the maintenance on both of my boats.
Banks 951-764-1398 2 Been on fishing boats throughout my time and some sailing experience from jr lifeguards growing up. Make up for my little experience with my hardwork ethic and water experience 3 years as a beach lifeguard
Hancock 805-276-5133 2 Aloha! I just moved to Oahu from southern Cal, and am looking to either work on a boat or just enjoy the Friday night outings. I have sailed from marine del Rey to Catalina around 20 times ( week or longer trips) and have had quite a few trips sailing around the Channel Islands out of Ventura. I have most of my time on a 28 ft Catalina, a 36 ft Catalina and a 35 ft Yorktown. I am looking to get out on the water and continue learning and enjoying sailing, Mahalo
Roell 407-280-0376 2 I just moved to Waikiki and I'm looking for work. Living in Hawaii i would love the chance to work on the ocean. I'm very dependable and a quick learner
Jones 006421818122 4 I wish to work on any sized boats in the hawaiian islands. i am very experienced sailor from new zealand. please email me vacancies
Preciado 808-220-9818 2 I live in the Ala Moana area. I am an avid water man and would love to spend some more time learning sailing. Aloha
Barros 239-285-2322 2 I sailed a bit when I was little. Learned all about tacking and jiving. And know basic sailing etiquette. I'm very interested in the possibility of sailing to hawaii and helping on board. Being a crew member :) I am enthusiastic and positive and loving and live for adventure! :) I would live the opportunity to lend a hand and have this once In a lifetime experience with like minded kindred folk!
Cho 808-341-7420 1 I have been waiting my whole life to learn to sail. I moved to Hawaii a few years ago with this as one of my goals.I have a full time job but would love to dedicate all spare time and pto to learning to sail
Kjelstad 831-308-9118 4 I'm here for my exchange semester from Norway. Sailing weekly regattas on a 27ft Express where my position is skipper, but I will appreciate to handle whatever position you can give me. Working as sail coach and sitting in the board of the yacht club in Oslo. I stay here until May 28th and I'm in for whatever regatta until then. Let me know:)
Wilson 831-359-2817 2 Hi! I will be on Oahu from April 8-16, and have heard lots of good things about the Friday night sailing... I would love to sail on April 10th (If possible, my cousin, a Senior at UH, may also love to join!) We are happy to bring beer! As for sailing experience, I raced FJs for four years in college, however, I do not have much big boat experience! Thanks so much! Margaret
Smith 808-364-9049 1 Aloha I am a strong young woman 25 years of age. I don't have previous experience on a boat, but I do have experience working on farms, allowing me to feel physically able to help. I have experience cooking and cleaning. I have minimal needs. I am comfortable working independently or with others. I do not currently have a specific destination. To see who I am, facebook name is emilyne love .Mahalo nui loa "Work is love made visible" -Kahlil Vibran Rachel Emilyne
Omohundro 808-391-9920 3 Looking to get to Maui by March 27, leave March 30.
McQuoid 808-347-5529 1 I've casually sailed a few times and am hoping to buy a 25'ish sailboat next year. So being a crew member would be very helpful to me. I frequently watch YouTube instructional videos on sailing.
Hendrickson 757-508-2041 2 I have some experience sailing small boats on lakes, in thunderstorms. Just moved here from Minnesota, I'm interested in learning how it's done in salt water. Enrolled in basic sailing lessons and would like to crew to build experience. Will bring beer. :D
Rachel and Turbo Tim
Suggs 612-460-5064 2 On our honeymoon in Hawaii (Friday March 13th) and all we want is time on a sailboat! We are members of the Northern Lights Sailing Club in Minneapolis, MN! Take out two lovebird newlyweds. We are soon to be future sailors up in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior and eventually around the world!
Ormston 801-361-8387 1 I've been to the Bahamas (Abaco - Marsh Harbour) a few times and love seeing the sailboats there. I want to one day be able to have my own boat and sail there but I don't know how to sail. I read that being "Rail-Meat" is a good way to learn, better than any class, so I am hoping to find a way to do that.
Apsens 360-981-4081 2 I am a member of the Port Orchard Yacht Club and am part owner of a 36 foot Islander, Sloop, Sailboat. I am still learning to sail, and follow directions as needed. My daughter who is earning her Masters Degree in Marine Biology in Alaska is meeting me in Oahu at the Hale Koa. We would love to sail on a boat. She has experience with the sailing club at the University of Washington. Being able to sail would make our spring break so awesome!
Warburton 702-338-8145 3 aloha! I've got some sailing experience. I've taught and gone on expeditions and sailed lots of differently sized boats. I'm looking to find a job involving sailing this summer (from April 14th to August 24th). Would love to crew!
Anter 810-531-2100 4 Aloha I'm going to be in Waikiki March 23rd to the 30th. I would like to go out and race while I'm there. I have a Cal25 that I race and also race on a J105. Last year I raced Cal 25 Nationals, J 105 North American Championship, Port Huron to Mackinaw Island (a 250 mile race in Lake huron) plus club races. I'm 53 years old and can do anything on the boat you need me to do. I am a member of the Port Huron Yacht Club. I plan on stopping in your club when I get in town. Mahalo
Sprott 928-308-6055 2 Hi! Im here in Honalulu until March 11th and would love to go sailing.I have sailed 16 and 18 foot catamarans but know very little about boat racing or cruising.I am available any day as crew and can help with cost of gas, food, drinks etc.) Call anytime!Thanks
Bush 516-361-2016 3 31/F former sailing instructor from Long Island, NY. I've been racing keel boats for the past three and a half years with Oak Cliff Racing, learning from Olympic-class sailors on Swedish Match 40s and some classics such as Moonbeam and Thistle. I have experience with every position, but mainly pit and jib. Recently relocated to Honolulu and looking to get in with some good sailing people for either competitive or relaxed racing! Mahalo :)
Cliver 970-376-7361 3 Additional Info: Hey there. Little bit about me. Been sailing a handful of times on a small variety of boats from cats to 20 foot v hull. Im in the military 31 years old and would love to learn more about sailing.
Kim 808-753-9822 1 Additional Info: Beginner to sailing. I'm a local who lives on Oahu looking to build up experience and find a sailing mentor.
Ellis 518-540-5160 1 Additional Info: Interested in working on a boat to gain knowledge in a different field.
Libby & Mica
Miller 970-445-7895 2 Additional Info: We just moved to Oahu from the Big Island and are looking to learn the ropes! Call us anytime, we will be around :)
Gimlin 541-404-0355 4 Additional Info: I am 55 years old and have been sailing for over 30 years. My experience includes working on charter sailboats in the Virgin Islands, racing in college, 3 years racing on a J-24, working as a cook on a trans-Atlantic crossing, and over 3 years of cruising on the West Coast, Hawaii, the Line Islands, and American and Western Samoa. I would love to join in on the Friday night races and would also like to bring my 19-year-old daughter who works at Shore Bird.
Collier 917-589-3852 4 Living and working in Ala Wai boat harbour. Avail for crewing and boat Maintainence. No job or trip to big or too small. Completing captains course, STCW and all nesesary endorsements currently. Avail immediately and any time. Call or email any time. Have lots of tools. Happy to get time on the water!
Ingle +61397073629 3 Thank you for this facility on your website. I am visiting Honolulu from Melbourne, Aus. for a week in May 2015. I am staying at Waikiki from 21 - 28 May and keen to get out on the water at some stage. I have been sailing since very young in dinghy, trailable yachts and keelboats and currently own a Noelex 25' trailable yacht, which I race. Any opportunity to crew would be fantastic during my stay. Kind Regards Paul Ingle
Knighton 808-373-6393 3 I've sailed on NOAA research vessels and have sailed a Hobie Cat regularly for a number of years. I also have ASA certs in 101, 103, 104 and 114 (catamaran).
Mitchell 215-219-8672 4 Hi - I will be in Honolulu for February. Have competed nationally in one-designs: Laser Radial, 420, Optimist, FJ, Lightning, J22, Soling, etc. Coached sailing and drove tender in through college. Am 37 years old and petite but decently fit. Experienced as skipper, bow, tactician, sandwich maker, below-deck dweller, and, in some classes, trimmer. Not big enough to middle in most classes, or to be good rail meat, but often small enough to help a crew make weight.
Vetricek 905-781-0564 4 I have been racing for the past 25 years on a CS 40 and during that time also on my own C&C 30. I have done fully crewed, single handed, double handed racing during these years.I will be in Hawaii February 4- 18th, 2015 and I am interested in getting on a boat for your Friday evening club races.
Shedd 812-447-2999 3 Recently returned from sailing a 112 foot schooner from Singapore to Cape Town. I have completed my MCA Yacht Master 200 Ton Theory and plan on taking my practical this fall. Would just like any chance to go sailing.
Ahnee 912-604-9774 1 Trained by the USAF, so I am very easy to teach and get along with. I'm originally from Hawaii, so I'm more than used to spending time on the water. I'm looking for a new experience now. I am a currently Red Cross certified Lifeguard, as well as having certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, And bloodborne pathogens training.
Blakewood 720-660-8180 3 I have worked on yachts/boats since I was 16 years old. I have my captains license and would like to find some employment around the water. I have my rescue diving certificate and my STCW training and first aid training as well! Please let me know if any jobs come up or anything! My number is 720-660-8180 and email is
Dettori 808-255-2672 2 Aloha! I'm 26 girl , Italian nationality, have a little experience (7months) working as a waitress on cruiseships. Definitely seeking for a new adventure, have the desire to be part of a sailing team , to learn new things while enjoying the ocean. Currently in Hawaii , open to travel anywhere, easygoin, teamworker.
Wensrich 206-459-4217 3 seattle sailor. will be in Honolulu Friday January 16th and would love to oppty to join race. Experienced Pacific NW racer on 25' Tbird/One Design fleet (trim, bow, doublehand) and 38' C&C PHRF racing (trim). series, regatta & distance racing. Offshore experience includes Kona>Seattle in 2013. Hoping to catch a ride for 1/16/15 race while in town.
Newman 614-284-3895 3 Hi, I'm visiting from Australia soon and would love to do some sailing on Hawaii while I'm there. I am experienced in coastal sailing and match racing. I have a J24 I race locally. I'm available between the 31st January and 6 Feb for. drop me an email if you have a spare spot on your boat... Cheers Craig
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