16 July 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
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On board the sun is shining and the crew are singing.
The Captain commented yesterday that we have Caribbean weather.
Joel are most agile climber and deckhand has spent most of the day yesterday in the rigging leaping from line to line fastening blocks and adjusting the stun sails and booms.
Clearly in another life he was circus acrobat!
Our new cook Aysa has settled in well and is producing delicious meals with all the wonderful provisions we were able to source in Brittany from the farmers market.
During the day we spotted a shark, a sun fish and a pod of dolphins in a fishing frenzy. Sadly our attempts at fishing have not been so successful… Maybe today we will find something on our hooks!
Or current position is 18 miles south of Portland in the UK. We are skirting the south of England and heading up towards the Dover Strait passing wave after wave of cargo ships and tankers. Sailing along on a sunny day!
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 […]
The departure maneuver in Copenhagen was super cool and smooth! It is great to move a big sailing ship like this in a harbor under sails. Nowadays being under sails inside a port is forbidden. I allowed us to do it because it’s possible and it’s very important to understand your ship under all circumstances, […]