8 July 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
‘-Tres Hombres i una chica¡-
There is a bit less wind power for the moment, tide isn’t all the time with us but lucky there is a lot of girlpower instead: our captain Fieke and our bosun Signe for example. Who said anything about a woman on board…?
We headed a few times to England again, but the longing French coast brings us back on track.
The short sleeps (4 hours)and wakes (4 hours)are starting to feel as the rocking boat, the bunk sleep becomes an experience even scouting-youngsters cant tip. The crew is entertaining with the Caribbean,Bermuda Triangle stories and the loveletters they spell to each other in Danish and DutchEnglish. The big question on board: IS BELGIAN GOING TO PLAY AGAINST HOllAND? Who won their game in Belgium government-wise?
We`re nearly dropping of the fine wine..
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 […]
Paint and stain possible on this beautiful day. All sails are up, even the jib that the kids painted in Amsterdam. We sat her under the mainsail. We call it the ‘dolphin sail’. Some of the crew members enjoyed cooking yesterday while Soraia had a day off. Her pastas, oignons beignets, pizzas, lasagna and vegetables […]
Today we rolled our merry way past the Dover Callais line in a magical orange sunrise, having now officially left the English channel at our stern. Where we also had a stark reminder that not all of us are as privileged and free as us here on our little square rig shipping around a Corona […]