16 november 2014 - Fairtransport
DATE:16112014 GMT:0859 POS:4703 N, 00854 W COG:185 SOG:8.5
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
Sunshine in a deep low. Yesterday afternoon the wind changed from the South to the West Northwest this means veering winds. With clear skies we tacked ship to the other bow. We sailing now on Starboard tack sailing South beam reach and fast with speeds up to 10 knots in gusts of wind. Ship is doing well as the crew steers her through the waves.
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, […]