nils melsom kristensen
navigator and meteorologist/oceanographer






About me
I am a meteorologist/oceanographer (MSc) and sailor. 
My services include:
- Weather forecasting
- Weather routing
- Sailboat performance data analysis
- Race navigation
- Giving lectures on the topics of meteorology/oceanography and weather routing
Contact me for further information!


Abstract from my sailing CV
Fastnet Race as navigator onboard 'Destin' (Landmark 43) - 2013
Round Gotland Race as navigator on 'Wolfpack' - 2013
1st place Norwegian ORCi Championship 2012 (Wolfpack - TP52)
4th place ORCi Worlds 2012 (Wolfpack - TP52)
Meteorologist for Team Sanya in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12 (from leg 4 to finish)
New record on the distance Skagen - Faerder lighthouse, 5h 04min - 80 nautical miles (Wolfpack - TP52)
4th place ÅF Offshore Race (Round Gotland Race) (Progressiva - Ängemark57)
1st place overall Shetland Race (Wolfpack - TP52)
1st place Faerder Race (Wolfpack - TP52)
1st place HH Skagen Race ORCi (Wolfpack - TP52)
Antigua sailing week 2011 (Swan 66s - 'Godot')
Heineken Regatta - St. Marteen 2011 (Swan 66s - 'Godot')
Rolex Swan Cup - Porto Cervo 2010 (Swan 66s - 'Godot')
1st place overall HH Skagen Race 2010 (Pogo 40 - 'Black Pearl')
2nd place Hublot Palma Vela - Swan Maxi Cup 2010 (Swan 66s - 'Godot')
3rd place Sandhamn Race Week 2010 (Cookson 50)
3rd place Eurocard Round Gotland Race 2010 (Cookson 50 - IRC Charlie)
Navigator onboard 'Camilla' (Cookson 50) during 2009 and 2010 seasons
1st place Norwegian IMS Championship 2007 (GS42r)
Farr 40 North European Circuit 2007
4th place IMS WC 2007 (GS42r)
3rd place Trofeo Puerto Calero 2006 (IMS-52)
3rd place HSH Nordbank Blue Championship 2006 (IMX40)
1st place Norwegian IMS Championship 2006 (IMX40)
1st place Swedish IMS Championship 2006 (IMX40)
3rd place Kieler Woche 2005 (IMX40 - class IMS)
1st place X-Yachts Gold Cup 2005 (IMX40 - sport class C)
Certificates:
Radiotelephone operator's restricted certificate - VHF
Deck Officer Class 5 Pleasure Craft


Some of my lectures and articles can be found here. 


Links:
Vimeo


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