23 februari 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE: 22-02-16 GMT:1200 POS:32º24′ N,44º59′ W COG: 130º SOG:7 kts
Working on our main to sail full and by again is our main occupation this days.
Everyday the temperature is little lower, good to know we get closer to Europe.
Where you guys are waiting for us in the cold winter since months.
No more flying fish around us, but many ‘Portuguese Man Of War’.
A purple jellyfish, floating with a sail on his back.
A dangerous beauty, who can kill a man in a second, if you touch it.
We can observe some Gulls since yesterday also.
Running out of fish hook, the Tunas don’t have to be worry.
Wave after wave Tres Hombres do his way to east
Wish a good week.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:15 kts
SEA STATE:calm to moderate, little long swell from west
AIR PRES:1024 hPa
It’s midnight, we wake up. It’s morning light outside! We can clearly see. The deck, the water surrounding us, the faces of my shipmates, the horizon melting in thousands of colors of blue. The moon goes to sleep, the other watch also. We’re alone on deck with a very light breeze. We’re like an evolution […]
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