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,
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, […]