19 février 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE: 18-02-16 GMT:1600 POS: 29º42′ N,55º55′ W COG: 70º SOG:7 kts
Last two weeks « everything in our favour was against us »*
Heavy showers and squalls, The wind veered in our advantage.
Tres Hombres is now heading straight to Azores archipelago.
Still full and by for the moment, waiting for south-west wind.
Looking forward to open the sail, and let our Black Wild Horse
express oneself to my crew how powerful, fast and furious She is
What a great ship.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:25 kts
SEA STATE:moderate to ruff
AIR PRES:1023 hPa
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 […]