13 September 2021 - Logbook Tres Hombres
Mornings are grey, afternoons are sunny.
Probably an effect from temperature changes.
Dense fog at times and horn sound from invisible creatures.
The Moon is growing each day among the stars.
Breads rise well and overflow into the bottom of the oven and are delicious.
The four cans of tea and coffee are very often filled up due to the annual usual frozen summer in the North sea.
Stories and laughter at night go well in many directions.
The proud crew is tacking the ship as if it was their children’s toy.
Falcons and birds dare to pause on deck or on the yards and fly away when we move around the canvas.
The culinary experience is still a pleasure these days.
Twelve mackerels ended up in the oven, two were missing…for the vegetarians’ demand, they got it for the next meal. Yep, sausages have been shared too.
Beauty and serenity of tight ropes and slack lines, standing or running, ready to be activated, to be touched.
Not all of them are meant to be embraced, nevertheless they are essentials.
Mystery of life, what is the message sent when the wind isn’t turning into a convenient way.
Okay, the convenience is dictated by nature. Find resourcefulness draw from deep.
Being a drop of water in this immensity, a grain of dust on the planet and I forget to find reasons for every matter.
Just go on the dear seas.
Sentinel of faraway.
Emotional farewell at the port. Tears are wiped away quickly by the fresh wind. Hectic activity onboard redirects my attention: Sails need to be launched! Where again was the halyard for the inner jib? I can’t remember but someone tells me where it is. Once the course is set everyone is assigned to one of […]
Take a good look at her! The curves. The canvas. The tempting lines. The salt, whispering from the crevasses in the weathered wood. The wind, the memory of which is trapped into the folds of the harbour furl. She is Tres Hombres, Tres for the crew. Trusty, steady, free. What most might not realize is […]
On a grey, Sunday afternoon our good ship Tres Hombres and her happy crew set sail and cast off lines to head where the fishes fly and the sun shines bright: the Caribbean paradise! The refit is finally over, but a new chapter begins now for the sailing crew who hold in their hands a […]