4 april 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE:03-04 GMT:22.45 POS:37.42 N,38.31 W COG:75 SOG:9 kn
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:6 Bf
SEA STATE: moderate (nice swell)
Today we had a low pressure from the book.
The cold front passed this morning,
The wind backed to the North-West
A fresh breeze with some squalls,
The ocean swell is building up,
Good ship Tres Hombres with a happy crew
is flying over the enormous sea,
Homebound with a loaded hold.
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, […]