14 september 2014 - Fairtransport
At the moment there are several beautiful sailing ships moored at the former navy warf, Willemsoord, Den Helder Netherlands. Amongst them Morgenster, Tecla and our second sailing cargo vessel Nordlys.
Up-coming weeks a big group of people will help us getting Tres Hombres in ship-shape condition again to sail around the Atlantic for the 6th time! We are always in need of some skilled hands. Especially If you have any experience in rigging work, woodwork and/or steelwork you are very welcome to join us. Plenty of work to be done and lots of experiences to gain! Mail or call (tuesday or friday) us and speak with our crew coordinator (Gerrit) before showing up. firstname.lastname@example.org / +31(0)223 683516
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, […]