The logbook of the Tres Hombres

In our blogs you can read more about what happens on board, delve into the stories of the crew and life on a traditional cargo sailing ship at sea.

A day on De Tukker
7 June 2024
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De Tukker

A Day on De Tukker (Victoria Mahoney)

As I wake up for my 4 AM watch, traces of deep sleep still linger. Already, the dream I just...
Sailing with a full belly
April 26, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Sailing with a Full Belly (Captain Anne-Flore)

Giant cabbage leaves and Azorean banana skins were overtaking the ship while the sunset falls later and later. After some...
Closing the door to the Caribbean
March 22, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Closing the door on the Caribbean (Captain Anne-Flore)

As expected, we have been hit by a front. We are closing the door on the Caribbean and opening the...
Against the wind
March 12, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Against the wind (Jordan Hanssen)

At worst this ship is a compelling object. With her sails up, galloping over the sea, she is a thing...
On the way to the Dominican Republic
March 1, 2024
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Tres Hombres

On the way to the Dominican Republic (Captain Anne-Flore)

In the evening a fair wind returned to bring us to the mysterious island of Los Aves. For many years,...
Blurry Lines
February 15, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Blurry Lines (Kit Schulte)

Where or When Does One Thing End and Another Begin? I had imagined blurry lines, but quickly figured that all...
Martinique 2024
February 8, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Martinique 2024 (Captain Anne-Flore)

The departure maneuver was tight in the bay of Sainte Anne, Martinique. We anchored nicely after Le Marin marina behind...
The Soul of the Earth
February 2, 2024
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Tres Hombres

The Soul of the Earth (Sandra Reinhold)

The sun rises And lets a billion orange-golden loops loose To chase a billion black circles A soft breeze...
Doing what you love
January 11, 2024
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Tres Hombres

Are you doing what you love? (Bram Hoestra)

A ship on shore is something mystical. On my way to the dock, from the other side of the canal,...
A beautiful planet
December 27, 2023
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Tres Hombres

Three days until Christmas (Nils Aldinger)

We left Spain and Portugal behind us and are now heading towards La Palma. The wind blows straight from behind...
Salty Points
December 20, 2023
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Tres Hombres

Salty Points (Bram Hoestra)

On a previous tall ship journey I was awarded “minus sixty salty points” by a seasoned sailor for wearing a...
Rum labels
December 15, 2023
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Tres Hombres

The Story of the Rum Labels 2023 (Laura Verstappen)

PART I Out on the ocean the tradewinds cross over a deep-water trench of no particular name. A crossroad of...

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