Penny Wakeling Cv

Penny Wakeling Cv

Penny Wakeling CV +44 (0) 7793 079528

Address: 11 Shelburne Court, Falmouth. Cornwall. TR11 4AJ DOB: 30th July 1982


  • BA (Hons) Photography
  • PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education)
  • 8 GCSE’s Grade A-C including English, Maths and Sciences.
  • Grade B in AS Archaeology.Grade C in AS Business Studies.
  • RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean.
  • STCW 95 basic
  • MCA Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG 1)
  • RYA/MCA Cruising Instructor
  • STCW 95 First Aid

Personal Skills:

  • Computer literate and confident in the use of Microsoft office, Adobe Photoshop and general ICT
  • Effective in multi-tasking, coordination and organisation in a high pressure environment
  • Proficient communication skills when directing and leading teams
  • Experienced in invoicing, costing, working to budgets and cash management
  • Highly experienced in complying with health and safety requirements.

RecentProfessional Marine experience:

Company: Clipper Ventures Ltd

Role:Skippering, 1st Mate and Maintenance on yachts up to 68 ft. This includes the co-ordination of multiple tasks, dynamic team management and leadership, whilst working with clients and customers to provide exceptional customer service and training both on and off the water.

Dates:April 2010 – Current. (Freelance)

Company: Cornish Cruising

Role:Instructor/skipper on RYA courses;Training small groups of clients, following the set RYA syllabus, while constantly adapting to the individual’s needs and demands to meet the required outcomes.

Dates:July 2012 – Current. (Freelance)

Company:Ocean Experience

Role:Skipper/Refit Management of 67ft yacht; Organising and managing the maintenance, finances, general administration of the yacht, as well asthe recruitment and training of crew. This role involved liaising with marinas, boat yards, riggers and other marine companies to ensure the effective running of the yacht.

Dates:Nov 2009 – May 2012 (Freelance)

Previous Professional Marine experience:

March 2012 – Current

Role:FreelanceSKIPPER/INSTRUCTOR RYA Competent crew and Dayskipper

Company’s:UKSA, Universal Yachting.

Summer 2011 & 2012

Vessel:Beneteau Oceanis 37

Role:SKIPPER for Racing, Corporate, and Charter.

Company:Fairveiw Sailing Hamble

Summer – Feb 2012

Vessels:Farr 65 and Beneteau 40.7

Role:1st MATE for corporate sailing, racing and ocean passages.


27/09/09 – 14/10/09

Vessel:Vega, Nauticat (43ft)

RoleDeckhand on cruise with owner Scotland to Sweden.

Company:Trevor Vincett Yacht Delivery.

11/08/09 – 20/08/09 & 20/09/09 – 25/09/09

Vessel:Karuba IV, X-Yacht (61ft)

RoleDeckhand on delivery trip from Crete to Scarlino, Italy, and yard work.

Company:Trevor Vincett Yacht Delivery.

10/5/2009 – 12/7/2009

Vessel:IFA Cannes, Maiora (89ft)

RoleDeckhand on Charter Yacht; Based in Cannes area, including trips to Naples area.

Company: IFA Hotels & Resorts. (Captain: Paul Connell)

3/2/2009 – 8/3/2009

Vessel:Jacana, J-133. (44ft)

Role/Description:Deckhand on delivery trip; Salvador, Brazil to Capetown, South Africa.

Company:Trevor Vincett Yacht Delivery.

4/11/2008 – 18/12/2008

Vessel:Olympo, Lagoon 440. (44ft)

Role/Description:Deckhand on delivery trip; Les Sables, France to Madeira to NannyCay, Tortola BVI.

Company:Direct Yacht Delivery.

12/09/2008 – 11/10/2008

Vessel:Valdora, Classic wooden Gaff Ketch. (72ft)

RoleDeckhand; Dartmouth, UK to St Florentin, Corsica.

Company:Skipper: Robert Birch.

Previous Jobs:

Activities Coordiator, Padworth College (Summer 2008)

Photography A-level Teacher, Cambourne College (Sept 2007 – July 2008)

Assistant Photographer (Summer 2005)

Waitress/Bar Tender, St Michael’s Hotel (2003 – 2005)

Ticket Sales advisor, Barbican – London (2002)

Usher, Royal Opera House, (2001 – 2002)


Tom Aiken: Ondeck:

Stuart Jackson; Owner Ocean Experience:

Trevor Vincett; Owner TV Yacht Deliveries: