20 March 2015 - Fairtransport
foto: Ilse Kootkar
DATE: 20-03 GMT:1,13 POS:23.21 N,68.51 W COG:0 SOG:5.8
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR: NE
WIND SPD: 3-4 Bf
SEA STATE: slight
SEA TEMP: 26.1
AIR TEMP: 23
AIR PRES: 1020
Today the wind kept on blowing.
The ship keeps on moving.
Voluntarily and together The men grab gloves, one makes do with a blanket. Then the lid comes off the end of the long box. Steam rises. They quickly get the hot plank out. But wait: you imagine a board, not a plank. With a thickness of 8 cm, this one looks more like a beam. […]
Wonderful progress towards west yesterday. The front is passing now with rain and the wind died. We brailed up the main and braced square. It is the trimming for waiting for any kind of wind. The ship is heading north but drifts east. We can only try to drift slower what we don’t want now […]
“They call it the Caribbean of the North”…where you can have buckets of liquid sunshine and imagine coconuts growing on city lights. Welcome to the magical experience that is sailing a cargo of 19.000 bottles of natural French wines to Denmark. Telling a story about the last two weeks is not easy. So many beautiful […]