6 oktober 2014 - Fairtransport
Hello Tres Hombres crew, trainees, back-office and other supporters,
I would like to say that this trip from Scotland to Den Helder by way of Great Yarmouth was one of the most special experiences of my life, both on shore and at sea.
Thanks everybody on board for the good company we kept. (And special thanks to Wessel for the excellent three course meals with which he gladdened our hearts and stomachs at least twice a day.)
I just had a look at the latest pictures of Tres Hombres being serviced in Den Helder. It looks like hard work. I see that Signe and Amori (excuse my phonetic spelling) are stil giving her (the ship I mean) all their loving care.
The pictures I took during the voyage and on shore can be seen by following these links:
If anybody would like to have pictures in better quality (or different ones, as I took more than these), just let me know.
You may also share the links with other people that might be interested, but whose addresses I don’t have.
The NE breeze was already blowing gently during the night. What a wonderful moment to give freedom to our rusty anchor who held us for 48 hours in 25 m deep and let her dry under a warm sun on the cat head. Once we started drifting, lashing the anchor and securing the chain at […]
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 […]