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
Wonderful progress towards west yesterday. The front is passing now with rain and the wind died. We brailed up the main and braced square. It is the trimming for waiting for any kind of wind. The ship is heading north but drifts east. We can only try to drift slower what we don’t want now […]
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The departure maneuver in Copenhagen was super cool and smooth! It is great to move a big sailing ship like this in a harbor under sails. Nowadays being under sails inside a port is forbidden. I allowed us to do it because it’s possible and it’s very important to understand your ship under all circumstances, […]