16 juli 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
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On board the sun is shining and the crew are singing.
The Captain commented yesterday that we have Caribbean weather.
Joel are most agile climber and deckhand has spent most of the day yesterday in the rigging leaping from line to line fastening blocks and adjusting the stun sails and booms.
Clearly in another life he was circus acrobat!
Our new cook Aysa has settled in well and is producing delicious meals with all the wonderful provisions we were able to source in Brittany from the farmers market.
During the day we spotted a shark, a sun fish and a pod of dolphins in a fishing frenzy. Sadly our attempts at fishing have not been so successful… Maybe today we will find something on our hooks!
Or current position is 18 miles south of Portland in the UK. We are skirting the south of England and heading up towards the Dover Strait passing wave after wave of cargo ships and tankers. Sailing along on a sunny day!
The NE breeze was already blowing gently during the night. What a wonderful moment to give freedom to our rusty anchor who held us for 48 hours in 25 m deep and let her dry under a warm sun on the cat head. Once we started drifting, lashing the anchor and securing the chain at […]
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 […]