9 mei 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:08-05 GMT:19.07 POS:32.01 N,16.24 W COG:215 SOG:8
Tacking our way to Funchal,
Progress towards our goal isn’t going very fast,
Because of the ocean waves and swell.
The sun gives us warmth and positive energy.
Lot’s of dolphins and a whale or turtle now and then.
Life at sea, nothing to complain.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:W 5Bf
SEA TEMP:18.6 C
AIR TEMP:18 C
Wonderful progress towards west yesterday. The front is passing now with rain and the wind died. We brailed up the main and braced square. It is the trimming for waiting for any kind of wind. The ship is heading north but drifts east. We can only try to drift slower what we don’t want now […]
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The departure maneuver in Copenhagen was super cool and smooth! It is great to move a big sailing ship like this in a harbor under sails. Nowadays being under sails inside a port is forbidden. I allowed us to do it because it’s possible and it’s very important to understand your ship under all circumstances, […]