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.
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 […]