6 octobre 2014 - Fairtransport
Hello Tres Hombres crew, trainees, back-office and other supporters,
I would like to say that this trip from Scotland to Den Helder by way of Great Yarmouth was one of the most special experiences of my life, both on shore and at sea.
Thanks everybody on board for the good company we kept. (And special thanks to Wessel for the excellent three course meals with which he gladdened our hearts and stomachs at least twice a day.)
I just had a look at the latest pictures of Tres Hombres being serviced in Den Helder. It looks like hard work. I see that Signe and Amori (excuse my phonetic spelling) are stil giving her (the ship I mean) all their loving care.
The pictures I took during the voyage and on shore can be seen by following these links:
If anybody would like to have pictures in better quality (or different ones, as I took more than these), just let me know.
You may also share the links with other people that might be interested, but whose addresses I don’t have.
It’s midnight, we wake up. It’s morning light outside! We can clearly see. The deck, the water surrounding us, the faces of my shipmates, the horizon melting in thousands of colors of blue. The moon goes to sleep, the other watch also. We’re alone on deck with a very light breeze. We’re like an evolution […]
Paint and stain possible on this beautiful day. All sails are up, even the jib that the kids painted in Amsterdam. We sat her under the mainsail. We call it the ‘dolphin sail’. Some of the crew members enjoyed cooking yesterday while Soraia had a day off. Her pastas, oignons beignets, pizzas, lasagna and vegetables […]
Today we rolled our merry way past the Dover Callais line in a magical orange sunrise, having now officially left the English channel at our stern. Where we also had a stark reminder that not all of us are as privileged and free as us here on our little square rig shipping around a Corona […]