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Overview

  • 43 References 31 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 56, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon)
  • Medical Doctor
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I'm available for the night of August 4 and 5th. I probably wont be sailing or if so just a short trip. But if you want a cool place to stay send me a notice and we can see if it will work out.

live, love, be loved, give, hope, stretch.. okay I like all that but keeping it real...focus on creating a full life and being open to new adventures. I have dreams of sailing long distance and am slowly working in that direction.

ABOUT ME

I'm an ophthalmologist, practicing in northern California. I have the blessing of a wonderful family, Wife (Ruth) and three children (Joel, Kathryn, and Becca) heading off to college and careers.

PHILOSOPHY

Respect, kindness, caring

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have a 40' sailboat near San Francisco and would love to share this space and sailing opportunity. the " couch" IS ONLY AVAILABLE THE 3RD WEEKEND (THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY) OF THE MONTH. The boat has two cabins and I would enjoy the company and sharing sailing with any interested people or couple. The bed space is a little small (you would have your own space), and the views are beautiful. Depending on time and weather I hope you can come sailing in the San Francisco Bay.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My son has done this a number of times and it would be nice to meet new people and share experiences. I have now been the host for many travelers and I continue to be blessed by making new friends

Interests

Well... I spend a lot of time at work. Thankfully, I am proud of what I do and I like it. Beyond that I enjoy my family. As you can guess I've invested some time in learning to sail and I am hoping this takes me to exotic lands... or at least allow me to meet people from exotic lands.

  • wine
  • beer
  • instructor
  • boating
  • socializing
  • sailing
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Movie: O'Brother where art thou, Rent, Singin in the Rain, Battle Star Gallactica
Book: Any adventure series with Dirk Pitt
Music: Adele, Beatles, Little Feat (old folks boogie), Country Joe and the Fish, The Temptations, Daft Punk... So many

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My children have now graduated from college and have their own jobs and finding their own way. I am amazed and blessed to be part of their lives. I remember their birth and how tiny they were and now... Well it is all a great journey and it is amazing!!

Teach, Learn, Share

The sailboat offers and excellent classroom with hands on opportunity to learn about sailing and the san francisco bay...from the water

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm getting good and being a guide for the San Francisco area as well as a good sailing instructor. I can share a smile, a laugh, a giggle, a dirty joke, beer wine, good eats, friendly safe space.

Countries I’ve Visited

Colombia, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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