22 juni 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE:22 06 15 GMT:0824 POS: 49 35 N,2 59 W COG: 321 SOG:4
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
When we woke up at midnight we first tacked with the other shift. It could be the last tack before reaching Douarnenez.
That is, when the wind and current are in our favourite. Yesterday was the longest day. So this will be the shortest night.
Its dark and the sky is full with clouds. Releasing bits of rain. The deck is on autowash. On the horizon light are passing by. Non of them come close to the Tres Hombres. Its like the English Channel is made out of shiny diamonds. In the pitch black night the bow wave lights up beautifully by the fluorensic algea.
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 […]