19 Februar 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE: 18-02-16 GMT:1600 POS: 29º42′ N,55º55′ W COG: 70º SOG:7 kts
Last two weeks „everything in our favour was against us“*
Heavy showers and squalls, The wind veered in our advantage.
Tres Hombres is now heading straight to Azores archipelago.
Still full and by for the moment, waiting for south-west wind.
Looking forward to open the sail, and let our Black Wild Horse
express oneself to my crew how powerful, fast and furious She is
What a great ship.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:25 kts
SEA STATE:moderate to ruff
AIR PRES:1023 hPa
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 […]
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