22 November 2014 - Fairtransport
It is incredible how much faster the time goes when you dry! Today for the first time since we left Douarnenes we did not have any rain.
We managed to do some maintenance on this poor ship that has been beating up by waves and the weather of the last couple of days. Our wet cloths are put out to dry and some people eve dared to take off some of the many layers of waterproof/ not so waterproof clothes to let their skin enjoy some sunshine.
And without I even noticed it was evening. So after a sunset of pink, red and white that made the entire sky look like one big piece of bacon. And after a blessed meal from Rianne I went to my bunk satisfied, happy and DRY! What ever comes tomorrow I am ready for it!
Greeting to all,
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 […]