5 May 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:04-05 GMT:19.18 POS:37.39 N,12.24 W COG:240 SOG:4.5 kn
Light winds and a sunny day today.
A whale came to the ocean surface just next to the ship.
It was a big one, we are not sure it was a Bleu Whale or a Fin Whale.
Also we have two little birds on board, they landed on deck and will
probably travel with us till Madeira.
We saw crabs swimming here at sea.
It’s about five kilometers deep where we are now.
So much live out here on the ocean.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:SSE 3 Bf
SEA STATE:slight swell
SEA TEMP:16.8 C
It’s midnight, we wake up. It’s morning light outside! We can clearly see. The deck, the water surrounding us, the faces of my shipmates, the horizon melting in thousands of colors of blue. The moon goes to sleep, the other watch also. We’re alone on deck with a very light breeze. We’re like an evolution […]
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