9 mars 2017 - Fairtransport
DATE: 09-03-17 GMT : 0430 POS: 18-22.2 N, 069-09.4 W COG: 110 SOG: 5.6
Thats it we are on the Ocean again. At the moment we cruise close to the coast of the Dominican Republic where the land breeze allows us to sail East towards Puerto Rico and the Mona passage.
The afternoon has been a bit rough and the new trainees are waiting for their sea-legs to be delivered. These are our last messages from the Caribbean sea. Hopefully we will be home soon.
First mate Remi.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD: NE 12 knots
SEA STATE: Slight
AIR PRES: 1022 hPa
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