19 October 2014 - Fairtransport
We just took down the outer jib, main upper topmast staysail (Bob) and royal sail. This sail is the highest of the square sails. The wind picked up to force 6 and we clipping along 9 knots! Most of the crew and trainees gotten over their sea sickness. Hot tea is made with the electric water boiler. The electricity comes from our Superwind windgenerators made in Germany! The ship is rocking, piano sea tight stowed! And full and by we go!
Captain Arjen van der Veen
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 […]