23 November 2014 - Fairtransport
DATE:23112014 GMT:0744 POS:38 25 N, 008 59 W COG:93 SOG:2.5
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
We are approaching the entrance of Rio Sado about 5 miles away from Satubal. Here we await pilot and tugboat for our passage through the narrow channel and finally our birth in Setubal. 9 days of sail was again a great experience for crew and trainees. We had wind and no wind, waves and no waves, sun and rain, incredible clouds and clear skies. Great food, people and ship! That is life on board the Tres Hombres.
The NE breeze was already blowing gently during the night. What a wonderful moment to give freedom to our rusty anchor who held us for 48 hours in 25 m deep and let her dry under a warm sun on the cat head. Once we started drifting, lashing the anchor and securing the chain at […]
as every day the tide is changing, our course over ground is changing, the side where the sails are set is changing, the meals as well. Although something never changed since we left Amsterdam; the motivation expressed from all buddies on board. Yes, it is hard not to sleep well because of the boat bouncing […]
It has been a 48h of tacking in the very agitated sea and sky… With the tide, we came back exactly where we were the day before in a distance of 15 miles straight line. The reality is that we needed so many little straight lines to reach this 15 miles further south. The explanation […]