16 juillet 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
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On board the sun is shining and the crew are singing.
The Captain commented yesterday that we have Caribbean weather.
Joel are most agile climber and deckhand has spent most of the day yesterday in the rigging leaping from line to line fastening blocks and adjusting the stun sails and booms.
Clearly in another life he was circus acrobat!
Our new cook Aysa has settled in well and is producing delicious meals with all the wonderful provisions we were able to source in Brittany from the farmers market.
During the day we spotted a shark, a sun fish and a pod of dolphins in a fishing frenzy. Sadly our attempts at fishing have not been so successful… Maybe today we will find something on our hooks!
Or current position is 18 miles south of Portland in the UK. We are skirting the south of England and heading up towards the Dover Strait passing wave after wave of cargo ships and tankers. Sailing along on a sunny day!
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 […]