12 May 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE:11-05 GMT:22.35 POS:50.39 N, 000.02 E COG:90 SOG:3 kn
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:2-3 Bf
Set course for Belgium.
After a short stay in Yarmouth on Isle of Wight we are back at sea.
We unloaded six bags of cacao from Grenada for Seaforth Chocolate Co.
Arno van Wijk makes chocolate from cacao beans transported only by Tres Hombres.
We were having a very warm welcome and a lovely time with Arno, Lurike and their two daughters. Thank you so much.
Thomas and Gaspard came by on Tres Hombres to get some inspiration. They are good friends and working on the design of the clipper ship.
Monday morning we set sail from the Yarmouth Pier and sailed the Solent with the upcoming water east bound.
Now we are sailing along the southern coast of England with light westerly winds and fog.
We are in the busiest shipping route of the world but we do not see a single ship.
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 […]