18 March 2015 - Fairtransport
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:2-3 Bf
Making slowly progress to the north,
During the day almost no wind,
Just before sunset some northeasterly arrives,
Under a sky full stars we are sailing smoothly.
Everybody is having a good time on the ship,
Little jobs to do and sailing lessons by the bosun Signe.
The whole crew is saying hello and wishes everybody all the best,
Greetings from the sea.
On the 16th of February in Santa Marta, Colombia I stepped into a whole new world called sailing. Everything was new to me. Living with people you don’t know on a boat, ropes, sails, climbing, sailing terms. After preparing the boat we went to Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. In these 9 days, I was getting […]
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