THE ORIGINALGentle Giants – Hermann Daðason – Captain

Name: Hermann Skírnir Daðason.

Position: Head Captain Oak Boats.

Place and date of birth: Akureyri, Iceland, 4th August 1958.

Hometown: Akureyri, Iceland.

Star sign: Leo.

Education: Elementary school education in Stórutjarnarskóli (located between Húsavík and Akureyri). 30 ton navigational licence from Akureyri Comprehensive College (VMA). Engineer education from Menntaskólinn in Ísafjörður. Am currently studying at the Technical Collage of Reykjavík (Tækniskólinn). STCW courses; Basic Safety Training and Crowd- and Crisis Management.

Languages: Icelandic and English.

Experience: Have been working as a fisherman at sea for about 40 years and during that time on my own boat for 25 years.

Interests: My family (including my six grandchildren), hiking, travelling in campervan around Iceland, as well as travelling abroad.

Favourite Icelandic food: Cod.

Favourite foreign food: T-bone steak.

Favourite band / singer: The Rolling Stones and David Bowie.

Football / soccer team: Magni Grenivík and Tottenham Hotspur.

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