16 January 2015 - Fairtransport
‘Paint a Future’ is a charity founded by the Dutch artist Hetty van der Linden.
Hetty travels all over the world, painting with disadvantaged children.
She tells them to paint their dreams and that the dreams they paint might one day come true.
The Tres Hombres was at Brava, Cape Verde, with gymnastic equipment for the children.
Children from the Externato Sebastião da Gama painted the second side of the Sail.
The other site had been previously painted by the children of the Thorbecke School in Den Helder.
Also the little yellow flags where painted by the small ones.
Paulo Gloria, filmmaker from Lisbon made this impression of the sail-painting.
Overnight we got what we are used to. 25 knots or more in the butt. Top sail and top gallant braced square, inner jib and forestay sail tight and Yallahhhhhh riding, surfing down the waves 11 kts. What a ship, just going… I’m sorry for the two watches who stood in the rain, but well […]
They never towed and moored a sailing ship before. With a bit of ferm organization, we went up and down with the tide moored to the wall for 3 days. The cargo is on board, about 8000 bottles. The truck drivers never had to deliver 7 pallets to a boat, they couldn’t believe it. No […]
We can all feel that this day is a special one! After 3 months in the harbor, the water is moving under the hull again and the sails are de-dusted. The super refit crew Charly, Mikael (who became 2nd mate), Hanjo, Virgile, Clement, and Baloo are not in the vicinity of big tools. Their tools […]