14 September 2014 - Fairtransport
At the moment there are several beautiful sailing ships moored at the former navy warf, Willemsoord, Den Helder Netherlands. Amongst them Morgenster, Tecla and our second sailing cargo vessel Nordlys.
Up-coming weeks a big group of people will help us getting Tres Hombres in ship-shape condition again to sail around the Atlantic for the 6th time! We are always in need of some skilled hands. Especially If you have any experience in rigging work, woodwork and/or steelwork you are very welcome to join us. Plenty of work to be done and lots of experiences to gain! Mail or call (tuesday or friday) us and speak with our crew coordinator (Gerrit) before showing up. firstname.lastname@example.org / +31(0)223 683516
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 […]