22 June 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.
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