15 February 2016 - Fairtransport
What a night!
Dowsing sails and tacking without any light, the moon is still young and was hide by heavy cloud of rain
that how we build braves sailors on Tres Hombres.
Sunday was our last warmth, wearing short pant, topless, having seawater shower from the bucket on deck.
Today rain clothes and sweaters, are out of the bag, the flip flop turn into leather boots.
For lunch, the pumpkin soup will warm us up.
DATE: 15-02-16 GMT:1200 POS: 25º N,59º47′ W COG:120º SOG:7.5 kts
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
CLOUDS:total overcast, heavy rain since 12 hours
SEA STATE:moderate to ruff
AIR PRES:1024 hPa
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