19 March 2015 - Fairtransport
picture : Mike Baird
DATE:19-03 GMT:00.50 POS:21.48 N,68.30 W COG:340 SOG:6
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
Today again we didn´t had so much wind,
Therefore maintenance on the ship we did.
A family of humpback whales came by very close,
Swimming north at a gentle pace.
The moment the sun was saying us goodbye,
A cool breeze came to move us through the night.
The Acores is still some miles to go,
When we will arrive; I cannot know.
Wir segeln gerade “um die Ecke”, bei Ouessant, also aus dem Kanal in den Atlantik, auf dem Weg von Amsterdam nach Les Sables d’Olonne. Als Jugendlicher las ich alle Hornblower-Romane, die zum Teil genau hier spielen. Beim Lesen versuchte ich mir damals vorzustellen, wie ein Rahsegler und wie das Navigieren in Gezeitengewässern ohne Motor mit […]
Life on Tres Hombres has been an experience and a half! After a few years where we all had a life constraining effect from corona and a chance meeting with an old friend who had sailed on Tres Hombres previously my heart was set on an adventure. A sailing trip from Amsterdam to Les Sables […]
LOCATION NOTES: Den Helder: for those who have been around Tres Hombres since her early days, this name will ring more than one bell and recall many memories. It is a town in Noord Holland which faces the island of Texel and looks over the Wadden Zee, with its place in the maritime history of […]