3 november 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
DATE:02112014 GMT:1015 POS:50 02 N, 004 44 W COG:174 SOG:6
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
After a stormy night sailing due West we got Falmouth in sight. Just of the coast we tacked with all hands and heading South with a WSW wind. The weather is again beautiful with enough sun to make life on deck comfortable. The cook made us apple crunch for breakfast, she has a hard job with these high seas smashing the bow up and down. Thanks to her the engines are fed good. Yes the crew on board are the engine of this clippership. And a stormy Sunday it will be. The wind will veer to the West North West later. That will do for Dournenez!
Captain Arjen van der Veen
as every day the tide is changing, our course over ground is changing, the side where the sails are set is changing, the meals as well. Although something never changed since we left Amsterdam; the motivation expressed from all buddies on board. Yes, it is hard not to sleep well because of the boat bouncing […]
It has been a 48h of tacking in the very agitated sea and sky… With the tide, we came back exactly where we were the day before in a distance of 15 miles straight line. The reality is that we needed so many little straight lines to reach this 15 miles further south. The explanation […]
So here we are, back in Amsterdam, with an empty cargo hold, preparing for the next trip. Six months have passed since we first left Den Helder on that grey November day. I still remember the steady sound of the tugboat, like a frantic clock rushing us. Soon the time would not matter that much, […]