28 Dezember 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
First of all I would like to thank you Brava for your hospitality you gave my crew and me. You have so less, but you gave so much. Erick & Marijke you life in a small paradise! By you created by people for people. How welcome you are for everybody that comes to your house on the hill.
Than I thank the four young fisherman who stayed the afternoon onboard the Tres Hombres waiting to haul out the anchor and some 70 meters of chain. While the crew and trainees set the sails and brace the yards to maneuver out of the bay. It was nice to have you onboard for a little while sailing west and say our last goodbye’s.
At Christmas eve we ate your dried salted fish and some other local fruits. Our memories of you will last for a while.
So here we are, back in Amsterdam, with an empty cargo hold, preparing for the next trip. Six months have passed since we first left Den Helder on that grey November day. I still remember the steady sound of the tugboat, like a frantic clock rushing us. Soon the time would not matter that much, […]
The 28th of April I woke up the Fo’c’sle at 5 o’clock in the morning. Good Morning everyone: time to pump up some anchor! Half an hour later the anchor was up and with a very small wind we moved up and down in the bay of Douarnenez. We stopped over here because we were […]
You’re not the only one with mixed emotions, you’re not the only ship adrift in the ocean. I remember this was the Rolling Stones song we listened to on the first crossing I did with Tres Hombres seven years ago. And I’m listening to it again now. Fighting our way to the Channel entrance. The […]