10 October 2014 - Fairtransport
Making everything sea tight, checking if we did not forget any essentials, walking one last time through building 72 if I didn’t forget a box, try to ignore my nerves…. yep there we go, 8 months of sailing on this low-tech pirate ship, armed with my good friend Gerrit, a fish Bible from Barbara, a well installed and thoroughly tested stove, 240 KG of flower, 140 KG of Rice, a 100 KG of potatoes and a ton of veggies and jarred goods plus five new chefs knifes (and three new handcuts), ahoy!
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 […]