5 May 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:04-05 GMT:19.18 POS:37.39 N,12.24 W COG:240 SOG:4.5 kn
Light winds and a sunny day today.
A whale came to the ocean surface just next to the ship.
It was a big one, we are not sure it was a Bleu Whale or a Fin Whale.
Also we have two little birds on board, they landed on deck and will
probably travel with us till Madeira.
We saw crabs swimming here at sea.
It’s about five kilometers deep where we are now.
So much live out here on the ocean.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:SSE 3 Bf
SEA STATE:slight swell
SEA TEMP:16.8 C
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