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.
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, […]