7 April 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE: 6-4-15 GMT:2250 POS: 38º31.8’N, 28º37.5’W COG: anchored SOG: stationary
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD: 25knots
CURRENT DIR: none
SEA STATE: calm
SEA TEMP: 16ºC
AIR TEMP: 18ºC
AIR PRES: 1027
After 24 days at sea the good sailing ship Tres Hombres dropped the anchor in the Port of Horta, on South East of Faial Island in the Azores archipelago.
The cargo is safe and dry.
Everybody on board’s happy to discover a new island.
Few days we need to fill up the board’s dry store.
Some sewing needs to be done on the sails, rough weather forged the spirit, and ripped the canvas.
Everyday closer to our old Europe.
Greetings from mid-Atlantic.
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