1 juin 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:31-05 GMT:20.22 POS:23.29 N,19.23 W COG:180 SOG:8 Kn
Tres Hombres is back again in the trade winds.
Here she feels at home, the ship is dancing over the ocean waves.
For now we still have to make some miles southbound.
It won’t take long although, before we can change our course to the west.
Two thousand and five hundred nautical miles to Grenada.
Once again an Atlantic crossing for the good old brigantine.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:NE 4/5 Bf
SEA TEMP:21.5 C
AIR TEMP:21 C
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 […]