23 octobre 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:221016 GMT:1804 POS:50 04.6 N, 0 08.3 W COG:338 SOG:4.2
Back at sea and in the English channel, Thank you for having us Le Havre.
We all said Le Havre fairwell on Friday afternoon leaving lovedonce and new made friends behind. Last Tuesday we took out the cargo for France. Some 12 barrels of rum, 5 barrels of mellasse, and coffee. The rest of the week we took time to prepare the ship for sea fix that needed repairs.
Good French food we had every day and not to forget French cheese and bread. Friday afternoon we passed the locks at 1430 and set sail in the harbor with a towboat in front of us and our dingy pushing the stern. Soon enough we were under full sail again heading into the English Channel. At the moment we are tacking against a weak East wind and playing with the currents.
We now coming close to our destination but against the wind this will take unfortunate time.
Best regards from Crew and Captain,
Arjen van der veen
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