6 April 2015 - Fairtransport
Photo by Richard Slootweg
DATE:05-04 GMT:23.15 POS:39.04 N,31.02 W COG:90 SOG:8
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:4 Bf
Just a few little miles to sail,
On our lee the island of Flores, Faial is on our bow,
Full moon´s light fills the sky,
Tres Hombres sailing nicely full and by.
Navigating between volcanoes on the Mid Atlantic Ridge,
Beautiful archipelago with a climate that´s unique.
Due to winds and ocean currents,
A stopping place for many sailing ships,
From India, from far East,from Africa, South America and the Caribbean,
On their way towards the European continent.
Is this the old Atlantis…. are we entering the new?
Life on Tres Hombres has been an experience and a half! After a few years where we all had a life constraining effect from corona and a chance meeting with an old friend who had sailed on Tres Hombres previously my heart was set on an adventure. A sailing trip from Amsterdam to Les Sables […]
LOCATION NOTES: Den Helder: for those who have been around Tres Hombres since her early days, this name will ring more than one bell and recall many memories. It is a town in Noord Holland which faces the island of Texel and looks over the Wadden Zee, with its place in the maritime history of […]
MEET OUR TRAINEE ARCO Age: 60 Nationality: DUTCH Position onboard: TRAINEE Former occupation on land (aka how do you keep yourself busy when you are not sailing)? I am a father of two. I work as occupational health physician, insurance physician, and an instituutsopleider at the Radboud University in Nijmegen (e.g. training new medical specialists). I also volunteer for the local GroenLinks political party, […]