Crew Register

If you are looking to crew on a Keel Boat (or know of someone that is) please send your name and contact details to


Stuart Ashton 0400 502 099
I would like to crew on a keel boat and I’m available Sundays and Friday nights. I don’t have much sailing experience but I’m keen to learn, reliable and physically fit. Best contacted on 0400 502 099.
Thank you
Heins Reiver 0423 686 569
I’m available for crewing, I live in Martha Cove so can do short notice.
Have crewed bbefore on a Adams 10 out of Blairgowie.  Hope to hear back soon

David Gregori 0402850582   I’m moored at Martha cove with a power boat and a resident of MtMartha.  I have been really keen to experience sailing.  I’m a fit and healthy male and would love the opportunity to be actively involved in crewing on a sailing boat.  I have sailed on the odd occasion in my younger years but never had the time to devote to this until now.  I am available most Friday evenings.

Feel free to call me any time.


Phil Savory 54 Yr old Kiwi .  ph 0411 797 763.  I would like to get back into sailing after 20 years. I had extensive experience sailing dinghy’s as a kid and crewing on Keel boats at Mornington   Also sailed keel boats as a crew and/or skippered around the Pacific including NZ to Fiji, Tonga , Samoa, Scotland, Croatia etc.  I bit rusty but am fit and can provide beer and good conversation.


Nicolee Woods –  0406 323 303 I am looking to join and crew on a yacht at Safety Beach SC.  I have 7 years of club racing experience and lots of offshore races including two Melbourne to Hobart Westcoasters.  Now more of a cruiser now with deliveries across the Pacific in 2016 (Tonga to Bundaberg) and many coastal trips from Melbourne to Queensland.  I just love sailing and am happy to be on board in any capacity.  Nor much use as ballast as 48kg, 61yo ad 5ft tall but agile.  “Experienced but always Learning”

Veronica Pizer 0438 210 105 or email  I live in Safety Beach and want to learn to sail keel boats so that I can crew on a regular basis.  I have joined the Safety Beach Women’s Coaching Group.  While inexperienced, I am very keen and learn quickly.  Looking forward to meeting sailors who are passionate about sailing and want to share their expertise.

Lorraine Verdaasdonk –  0432 381 332  Last year I moved to Safety Beach and joined the SBSC as a Social Member.  I participated in the keelboat crewing course which finished in May this year.  I have never sailed before so I am at the beginner skill level.  The occasional Friday afternoon would be great.  If you are after some sailing company and a little bit of assistance I would be pleased to join you.  

Michelle Harvey  0407 565 975 or email  I’m very keen to learn the art of sailing on a keel boat. In am strong , healthy and eager  to learn.  I am available on Friday nights and Sundays and would look forward to hearing from you. 

Des Carroll  0418 511 255 or   I live in Safety Beach and am looking to crew casually or on a semi-regular basis on a keelboat at SBSC all year round. I can often be available at short notice.  Most of my experience is in OTB and trailerables (monos, cats and tris) and at 70yo I sail a Hobie Tandem Island kayak for pleasure.  I weigh 82 kg and keep fit through regular cycling and/or Nordic walking. I am a member of the SBSC Tower Team and have all courses plotted in my GPS and have a VHF hand-held. 

Rob Sparrow – 0409 830 602 Looking to be part of a crew sailing out of Safety Beach.  I have extensive sailing experience, as skipper, trimmer and foredeck.  Have previously sailed out of Sandringham and Royal Melbourne as well as being involved in Melbourne to Hobart races, Port Fairy Races, Melbourne to King Island races, amongst a variety of other around the bay races.  

Phil Seymour - 0400 647 911 – I am interested in crewing on Friday afternoon races. I have crewed on keelboats since 1980 and completed several Melbourne to Hobart races and returns, deliveries to Sydney and from Hamilton Island, and many bay races all on 40 to 50 foot keelboats. The last five years have been crewing on 30 footer at Newhaven.

Barry Bennet- 0407 518 515.  Barry is available to crew and is a multi state / national champion.  If you are wanting to improve your performance please give Barry a call.

Robert Nelson – 9575 0105. I have been sailing out of Mornington on an Adams 10 for the last 6years and looking to crew on a Keel Boat at Safety Beach for the Friday Night Sailing.Please contact me on the number above if you have a crewing position available.

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