3 november 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
DATE: 03-11-14 GMT: 11-00 POS: 48-47.7 N, 005-09.3 W COG: 191 SOG: 4.1
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES, WIND DIR: WSW, WIND SPD: 15-20 knots, CLOUDS: 2/8, SEA STATE: 1,5 to 2m , Westerly swell, SEA TEMP: 15,1 C, AIR PRES: 994 hPa
We are approaching the point of brittany and Ushant island from the North and hope to pass on this tack. The bay of Douarnenez is closer and closer. We have sunny weather and wet deck.
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, […]