19 oktober 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
The NE breeze was already blowing gently during the night. What a wonderful moment to give freedom to our rusty anchor who held us for 48 hours in 25 m deep and let her dry under a warm sun on the cat head. Once we started drifting, lashing the anchor and securing the chain at […]
as every day the tide is changing, our course over ground is changing, the side where the sails are set is changing, the meals as well. Although something never changed since we left Amsterdam; the motivation expressed from all buddies on board. Yes, it is hard not to sleep well because of the boat bouncing […]
It has been a 48h of tacking in the very agitated sea and sky… With the tide, we came back exactly where we were the day before in a distance of 15 miles straight line. The reality is that we needed so many little straight lines to reach this 15 miles further south. The explanation […]