16 janvier 2015 - Fairtransport
‘Paint a Future’ is a charity founded by the Dutch artist Hetty van der Linden.
Hetty travels all over the world, painting with disadvantaged children.
She tells them to paint their dreams and that the dreams they paint might one day come true.
The Tres Hombres was at Brava, Cape Verde, with gymnastic equipment for the children.
Children from the Externato Sebastião da Gama painted the second side of the Sail.
The other site had been previously painted by the children of the Thorbecke School in Den Helder.
Also the little yellow flags where painted by the small ones.
Paulo Gloria, filmmaker from Lisbon made this impression of the sail-painting.
as every day the tide is changing, our course over ground is changing, the side where the sails are set is changing, the meals as well. Although something never changed since we left Amsterdam; the motivation expressed from all buddies on board. Yes, it is hard not to sleep well because of the boat bouncing […]
It has been a 48h of tacking in the very agitated sea and sky… With the tide, we came back exactly where we were the day before in a distance of 15 miles straight line. The reality is that we needed so many little straight lines to reach this 15 miles further south. The explanation […]
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, […]