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BARRY WICKETT RYA Yachtmaster Examiner RYA Ocean Yachtmaser Dob 15th April 1953 British Married Experienced Skipper and Instructor Exceptional sailing and teaching skills Vastly experienced sailor Extensive range of teaching qualifications Calm capable and adventurous individual Skilled in yacht management, sail repairs, rigging and engine repairs. 2008-2011 Principal of Langkawi sailing School, teaching fast track Yachtmaster Courses and the full range of RYA practical and Theory Courses in Malaysia and Thailand. 2003-2007 Operated Skippered Charter in Langkawi and Phuket, freelance Charter Captain for Sunsail in Phuket. Visiting instructor conducting Competent crew, Day skipper, Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Prep sailing courses for Five Star Sailing, Elite Sailing and First Class Sailing in the UK. 2002-2003 Freelance sailing instructor for various schools in the South of England. Delivered a Westerly Oceanlord from UK to the Mediterranean. Sailed own yacht from East coast of Australia to SE Asia. 2000-2002 Conducted RYA Ocean, Yachtmaster, and Day Skipper Theory Courses. Operated Skippered Charter Company in New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. Sailed to the East coast of Australia. 1999-2000 Sailed to New Zealand via the Panama Canal and South Pacific Islands. Carried out an extensive refit on own yacht. Worked as a freelance Sailing Instructor and Skipper in New Zealand and the South coast of the UK. Including teaching RYA Theory and practical Courses, corporate charter and own boat tuition. 1997-1999 Operated a Skippered Charter Company taking charters onboard own yacht in the Bahamas, Caribbean, and Pacific. Worked as Charter Captain as part of Husband/Wife team on 42ft ketch. 1995-1996 Started a circumnavigation on own yacht and crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Worked as Captain of "Mam'selle" a 74ft Bertram luxury motor yacht with a crew of three. Based in St Lucia West Indies. 1992-1995 Higher Instructional Officer at the Joint Service Adventure Sail Training Centre at Gosport. Responsibilities included teaching sea-going skills to all ranks of the Navy, Army, and Air Force. Commanded Her Majesty's Sail Training Yacht "Broadsword" spending approximately 25 weeks per year at sea. Also responsible for all aspects of maintenance and managing the yacht's annual refits. Specialized in teaching: Background 23 years in the British Army in the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Achieved the rank of Warrant Officer Class One. Served an apprenticeship as an Electro-Mechanical Engineer. Specialized in large diesel engine power systems as fitted to military fighting vehicles. Spent 5 years with the Maritime branch of the Army responsible for the examination, repair, and Sea Trials of various types of Landing Craft. Running refit teams for vessels in Belize and issuing 6 monthly "Fitness for Sea" Certificates. Retired from the Army in 1992. QUALIFICATIONS and CERTIFICATES RYA Yachtmaster Ocean no 0954 with commercial endorsement. RYA Yachtmaster Offshore No 06835 with endorsements: Qualified to Examine and Instruct on pleasure vessels up to 24m in length until 28 May 2016 RYA Recognised to run Shorebased courses. Royal Navy Sea survival, fire fighting, and damage control Certificate of competence as an Adventurous Sail Training Skipper to command Her majesty's Sail Training Yachts RYA Diesel Engine Instructors RYA small craft sea survival Ships Captains medical course COURSES Small boat handling and seamanship Coastal, Offshore and Asto-navigation Meteorology IRPCS and RYA Diesel Engine Courses. Click Here for more details
LYNETTE WICKETT Dob 26th November 1953 British Married An outgoing, versatile and adaptable individual Excellent & experienced cook Exceptional communication and management skills Married and raised 2 children whilst supporting husband during his military career including 15 years overseas. Experienced yacht hand. 2008-2011 Co-Director of Langkawi Sailing School, responsible for Accounting, Budgets, Ship's stores, bookings, and general day to day running of an RYA School with husband. 2003-2007 Self employed with husband running a Yacht Charter Company based in Langkawi Malaysia. 2002-2003 Administrator in a sailing school in charge of food purchase and yacht turnaround for 14 yachts. Delivered a Westerly Oceanlord from UK to the Mediterranean as part of a team. Sailed Kay Sira from East coast of Australia to SE Asia. 2000-2002 Self employed with husband running a Yacht Charter Company overseas 1999-2000 Sailed to New Zealand via the Panama Canal and South Pacific Islands. Carried out an extensive refit on own yacht. 1997-1999 Operated a Skippered Charter Company taking charters onboard own yacht in the Bahamas, Caribbean, and Pacific. Worked as hostess/cook as part of Husband/Wife team on 42ft ketch. 1995-1996 Started a circumnavigation on own yacht and crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Worked as Ist Mate and cook on "Mam'selle" a 74ft Bertram luxury motor yacht with a crew of three. Responsible for domestic and galley management, including shopping for food, cooking and cleaning work schedules. Based in St Lucia 1990-1995 Relief Supervisor Front Office Southern Newspapers PLC 1989-1990 Office Manager/Receptionist Clubsail sailing School
BARRY & LYNETTE WICKETT Langkawi Sailing School