22 november 2014 - Fairtransport
It is incredible how much faster the time goes when you dry! Today for the first time since we left Douarnenes we did not have any rain.
We managed to do some maintenance on this poor ship that has been beating up by waves and the weather of the last couple of days. Our wet cloths are put out to dry and some people eve dared to take off some of the many layers of waterproof/ not so waterproof clothes to let their skin enjoy some sunshine.
And without I even noticed it was evening. So after a sunset of pink, red and white that made the entire sky look like one big piece of bacon. And after a blessed meal from Rianne I went to my bunk satisfied, happy and DRY! What ever comes tomorrow I am ready for it!
Greeting to all,
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 […]
“They call it the Caribbean of the North”…where you can have buckets of liquid sunshine and imagine coconuts growing on city lights. Welcome to the magical experience that is sailing a cargo of 19.000 bottles of natural French wines to Denmark. Telling a story about the last two weeks is not easy. So many beautiful […]
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, […]