Your Trusted Skipper

Name: Christian Erich Grütte
Date of Birth: 2nd of June 1971

Sea Log:

Ocean Races:
Rolex Sydney-Hobart, 2x ARC Las Palmas-St. Lucia,
Transpac Los Angeles-Honolulu, 
Newport-Bermuda, Helgoland-Edinburgh (DNF)

Ocean Crossings:
Cap Verde-Antigua, Phuket-Colombo-Malediven, Lagos-Madeira

Solent, Balearic Islands, Costa Brava, Gibraltar, Galicia, Corsica, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Baltic

Antigua, Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines

Language: trilingual English, German, Spanish, conversational French
Degree: MSc Industrial Engineer & Management (TU Berlin)

RYA/MCA Yachmaster Ocean Instructor (commercial endorsement)
RYA Instructor for Sea Survival
, First Aid, Radio SRC, Diesel Engine and Radar 
DSV Sporthochseeschifferschein
ISAF Offshore Personal Survival Training & First Aids
STCW-95 (Fire Fighting & Prevention; Personal Survival Techniques; Elementary First Aid; Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities) 
MCA Proficiency in Medical First Aid
MCA Approved Engine Course
GMDSS Long Range Certificate
RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities Certificate (PPR)
Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG-1)
PADI Advanced Open Water

Other: Non-Smoker, No Tattoos, Wisdom teeth and appendix removed